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Keyword: pedestrian

Original release (December 17, 2015  11:34 a.m.):

At 6:47 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to York Road and Industry Lane 21030 for a serious crash involving a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation into the crash has indicated that an adult male pedestrian was crossing York Road from east to west in the area of Industry Lane. As he crossed the street, he was struck by a Ford Escape that had been traveling north-bound on York Road.

The vehicle remained at the scene.

The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 67-year-old Behrooz Yazdanian of the Unit block of Quiet Stream Court 21093.

York Road was closed in both directions between Industry Lane and Warren Road while the preliminary investigation was conducted. The road was reopened at approximately 11:18 a.m.

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

The next edition of Police Report, the Baltimore County Police Department’s cable TV program, runs through December.

The topic in the opening segment is the Department’s Internal Affairs Section. Captain Lamont Martin, commander of the Internal Affairs Section, answers some of the most frequently asked questions related to police and citizen contacts, and the rights of citizens to make complaints against and/or compliment police officers.

The second segment profiles Traffic Resource Management. Sergeant Brandon Branham provides important pedestrian and traffic safety tips for the holiday season.

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.

Original release (October 26, 2015  10:36 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating after a woman was run over by a truck in Idlewylde last night.

Just before 10:30 p.m., police were called to the intersection of Sherwood Road and Overbrook Road 21239 (Precinct 6/Towson) for a crash involving a pedestrian. When officers arrived, they found an injured woman lying in the roadway.

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that the suspect had been driving around with the victim in a pickup truck. While at the intersection of Sherwood Road and Overbrook Road, the victim got out of the truck. When she attempted to get back into the truck, the suspect pushed her out and drove over her. The victim told police that she believes that the truck intentionally ran over her.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. She is expected to survive.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

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