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One man is dead and another in critical condition after the truck they were in flipped over and ejected both the driver and the passenger. 

The truck, a 1994 Chevrolet C/K 1500, was traveling southbound on Wilson Point Road near Alder Drive in Essex precinct around 11:24 p.m. last night when the driver lost control, struck multiple parked cars, and rolled over. Both occupants, who police believe were not wearing seat belts, were ejected from the truck. 

Police responded and found the passenger to be deceased at the scene. He is identified as Bryan Derek Mast (28) of the 1200 block of 4th Road in Middle River. 

The driver, a 23-year-old man, was transported to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition. 

This incident continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team. 

Baltimore County Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect who knocked down and robbed an 85-year-old man in Essex.

The suspect watched and then followed the elderly man after he used the ATM at the Royal Farm store in the 1600 block of Middleborough Road in Precinct 11, Essex on December 30, 2016. After crossing the street, the suspect knocked the man down, robbed him, and fled the scene on foot. 

The suspect is a black male age 20 – 25, approximately 5’10” and around 170 pounds. At the time of the robbery he was wearing gray sweatpants, a black jacket, black Nike sneakers with white soles and a white Nike emblem on the side. He wore an open face mask during the robbery.

Surveillance video from the Royal Farm store captured the suspect walking around just prior to the robbery.

This case continues to be investigated by the Investigative Services Unit of Precinct 11.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Two Baltimore County Police officers and Essex fire crews helped rescue three people from a burning Essex home Tuesday night.

Just before midnight, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a home in the 600 block of South Marlyn Avenue 21221 for a report of a fire. Police units arrived on the scene first and found flames coming from the home.

Engine 71 (Essex) took command quickly determined that occupants may be trapped. The engine crew rescued a 39-year-old woman from a first-floor bedroom; she was treated by BCoFD medic crews at the scene and transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment of burns and smoke inhalation. She remains hospitalized in critical condition.

The two Baltimore County Police officers and a "Good Samaritan" went into the home and evacuated a 39-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man from the basement. The two people assisted by the police officers were not injured.

The two BCoPD officers were transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment of smoke inhalation. Both were later released.

The incident is under investigation by Baltimore County Police Department fire investigators. The cause of the fire has not been determined and there no evidence of criminal activity at this time.

 
 
Revised September 27, 2016