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Baltimore County Police and Fire News
Original release (May 26, 2016 1:44 a.m.):
Baltimore County Police are investigating after a late night crash leaves a pedestrian deceased.
The preliminary investigation into the crash indicates that just before midnight a woman was with friends when she attempted to cross Pulaski Highway at Stevens Road in White Marsh. As she crossed north on Pulaski Highway she was struck by a motorist traveling east-bound. There is no crosswalk at this intersection.
The driver of the vehicle, a teal Honda Civic, immediately stopped and remained at the scene. The victim, identified as Tami Lee Somerville (26) of the 11000 block of Red Lion Road in White Marsh, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The identity of the driver is being withheld pending the results of the investigation.
This crash continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.
Original release (May 18, 2016 10:39 a.m.):
An Oregon man is hospitalized after he jumped off of a crane while wearing a parachute in White Marsh Monday night.
At 8:12 p.m. Monday night, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a construction site in the 8200 block of Town Center Drive 21236 for a report of an injured person.
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a man who worked for the construction company had jumped from a 160 foot crane. When he jumped, the parachute he was wearing did not fully deploy. He landed on a steel box and was injured.
Officers found that there were two GoPro cameras attached to the helmet that the man was wearing.
The man's employer told police that he was authorized to be at the construction site after hours. There is no criminal investigation.
The man, 33-year-old David Matthew Mazik, of the 15800 block of Southwest King Richard Drive in King City, Oregon, was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment. His current condition is unknown.
Revised April 6, 2016