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A Dundalk man was killed last night when he stepped out onto Trappe Road and was struck by a truck.

The preliminary investigation reveals that at approximately 9:18 p.m. a 1994 Ford F-150, traveling north on Trappe Road near North Point Road, struck a pedestrian who stepped out into the travel portion of the roadway.

The pedestrian, identified as 61-year-old Eugene Paul Kozdras of the 3000 block of Wallford Drive in Dundalk, was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the truck remained at the scene.

Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues to investigate this crash.

Original release (December 21, 2016  9:39 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating a December 19 crash on Reisterstown Road that killed one pedestrian and injured another.

The investigation is indicating that around 7:15 p.m., a Hyundai Elantra was traveling north-bound on Reisterstown Road approaching Sunset Road. In front of the Elantra was another vehicle that was slowing. The Elantra moved to go around the other vehicle and struck a 51-year-old man and 52-year-old man that were in the roadway. Neither man was in a crosswalk.

Both men were transported to the hospital where one of them died. The deceased man has been identified as 52-year-old Ricardo McKeever of Reisterstown.

The Elantra remained at the scene.

The investigation into the crash is expected to take several weeks.

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

The topic in the opening segment is pedestrian and traffic safety. Captain Mike Cortes, commander of the Operations Support Section, talks about the department’s traffic safety program. As schools re-open, he provides important pedestrian and traffic safety tips and the laws that drivers need to obey when a school bus is stopped with its lights flashing.

The second segment profiles Precinct 1 Wilkens. Our guest is Captain Donna Benton, commander of Precinct 1 Wilkens. It includes discussions on the daily operations in the Wilkens area of Baltimore County.

The video can be viewed online. If you would like to watch it on your own computer, on your own schedule, you can find it on the County’s web site. Select “Police Report” on the videos page at

Police Report also airs five days a week on Comcast Channel 25 and Verizon FIOS Channel 25, only in Baltimore County. The times are:

  • Monday: 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 10:30 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: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Revised September 27, 2016