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Just before 5:30 p.m. on April 12, 2017, Baltimore County Police responded to a crash at the intersection of South Taylor Avenue and Delaware Avenue in Essex. Investigators determined that a 2003 Harley Davidson Sportster motorcycle was traveling westbound on Delaware Avenue when it struck the driver's side of a 2007 Jeep Commander traveling southbound on South Taylor Avenue. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The motorcycle driver has been identified as Franklin Sanders, Jr., 52, of the 600-block of Virginia Avenue, 21221. The driver of the Jeep Commander was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. His condition is unknown at this time. The driver of the Jeep Commander has been identified as Duane Hyer, 46, of the 400-block of South Taylor Avenue, 21221. Baltimore County Police continue to investigate this fatal crash at this time. 

A pedestrian struck by a truck on Eastern Boulevard in the Essex Precinct this morning has died.

The pedestrian, Lisa Renee Lambros (27) of the 3600 block of Dahlia Lane in Middle River, was in the travel lane of Eastern Boulevard near Old Eastern Avenue when she was struck by a white 1999 Ford Ranger traveling westbound.

Police and EMS responded to the scene at about 6:35 a.m. Lambros was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with life threatening injuries, where she later died.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene and has not been charged at this time.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.

A BCoPD investigation of a viral video depicting child abuse is ongoing.

Detectives in the Crimes Against Children Unit began an investigation this morning, after the viral video surfaced on YouTube and other social media platforms. The video shows a woman and several children. The investigation focuses on a household in the Essex/Middle River area.

No charges have been filed at this time. The children have been transferred to the  Department of Social Services and are now in the care of family members.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Revised September 27, 2016