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The Baltimore County Police Department's Crash Team is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred last night in the 1300 block of Martin Boulevard in Precinct 11/Essex.

The crash occured at about 9:45 p.m. when a northbound motorist driving a Dodge Dart struck a pedestrian near the intersection of Windlass Drive. The driver remained at the scene.

The victim, who died at the scene, has been identified as Nolan Chris Parker, Jr., 48, of no fixed address.

UPDATE (August 17  1:24 p.m.):

The pedestrian that died after being struck on Eastern Boulevard this morning has been identified as 44-year-old Lisa Renee Strine.

Crash Team investigators continue to work to identify the suspect in this case.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (August 17  9:26 a.m.):

The suspect vehicle has been located unoccupied in Baltimore City.

Baltimore County Police are still seeking information on the driver of the vehicle or the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Eastern Boulevard has been re-opened.

Original release (August 17  8:43 a.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Monday morning hit and run crash in Essex that left a woman deceased.

At 5:30 a.m., police responded to Eastern Boulevard at Virginia Avenue for a serious crash. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a seriously injured adult female pedestrian. She was declared deceased at the scene.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a white Nissan Murano struck the female pedestrian and fled the scene, west-bound on Eastern Boulevard. The Nissan should have front end damage.

The name of the pedestrian will be released after notification of next of kin.

West-bound Eastern Boulevard remains closed in the area of the crash while it is investigated..

The incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

The next edition of “Police Report,” the Baltimore County Police Department’s cable TV program, runs through October 31.

The opening segment focuses on Baltimore County’s new pedestrian safety campaign “Heads Up – Walk Safe.” In 2013, the number of fatal pedestrian crashes reached a five-year high and in most cases, pedestrian error was a major factor. Lieutenant Steve Troutman and Battalion Chief Jennifer Utz discuss pedestrian crashes in Baltimore County.

The topic in the second segment is seasonal crime prevention and personal safety. Officer Carl Lindhorst of the Community Resources Section provides tips to stay safe.

The program airs five days a week on Cable Channel 25, only in Baltimore County. The times are:

Monday: 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Police Report is available online if you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule.

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