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On April 17, 2017, just before 6:00 a.m., Baltimore County Police were called for a crash on Pulaski Highway near the intersection of Batavia Farm Road. Officers determined that a 2005 Ford Excursion was traveling westbound on Pulaski Highway when the vehicle left the road.

The vehicle came to rest in the 8200-block of Pulaski Highway. The driver was later pronounced deceased. He has been identified as Wayne Alan Thompson, 40, of the 1200-block of Neighbors Avenue, 21237. Investigators will continue to determine the circumstances leading up to this crash. 

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. 

Update Release (March 6, 2017)

Crash investigators have identified the pedestrian and driver involved in the March 2nd fatal crash on Pulaski Highway. Gale Marie Digioia, 55, of the 10000-block of Pulaski Highway was identified as the pedestrian who was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver is Kyle Almond Glover, 27, of the 500-block of Renee Drive, 21085. The investigation is on-going at this time. 


Original Release (March 2, 2017)

Just before 8:30 p.m., County police received a call for an accident at Pulaski Highway, just before Allender Road. Crash investigators determined that a man was driving his 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt on Pulaski Highway traveling eastbound in lane #2. The man struck a woman just before the intersection. The driver remained at the scene and had no signs of impairment. The woman was pronounced deceased at the scene. The woman has not been identified.  The name of the driver is not being released at this time.

Revised September 27, 2016