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Baltimore County Police are investigating a crash on Reisterstown Road Thursday afternoon that left a woman deceased.

At 3:09 p.m., police responded to Reisterstown Road and St Thomas Center for a report of a serious crash.

The preliminary investigation into this incident has indicated that a Baltimore County EMS Supervisor was en route to a priority call when his vehicle collided with a Honda passenger car.

The driver of the Honda, 72-year-old Delores Scott, was declared deceased at the scene. Her dog, rIding in the car with her, also died in the crash.

The EMS supervisor was taken to Sinai Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Reisterstown Road was closed in both directions at St Thomas Center while the preliminary investigation was conducted. It re-opened at 6:40 p.m.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. The investigation is expected to take several weeks.

UPDATE (June 24 7:31 p.m.):

Oscar Eugene Tapp has been located in the area of Stonegate Court in Pikesville. Medical personnel have been requested to evaluate his condition.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared Oscar Tapp's information on social media.

Original release (June 24 9:18 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an 85-year-old man missing from the Pikesville area.

Oscar Eugene Tapp is a black male, 6’00”, 140 pounds, has brown eyes and is bald. He should be wearing a blue hat, blue and red shirt, brown belt, white socks and brown sandals.

Tapp was last seen at 9 p.m. last night at the Brighton Gardens Nursing Home in the 1800 block of Reisterstown Road 21208 where he resides. Staff at the facility suspect that he may have left the building during a power outage.

Tapp has dementia and multiple medical challenges.

Anyone with information on Oscar Eugene Tapp is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.

UPDATE (April 14):

Baltimore County Police have identified the man found disoriented on Reisterstown Road Saturday as 62-year-old John Chukwudi. The identification was made after his fingerprints were checked. Police still do not know where he lives and have not identified any next-of-kin.

Anyone with information on John Chukwudi is asked to call police at 410-887-6975.

Original release (April 13):

Baltimore County Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a man found disoriented in the 114000 block of Reisterstown Road 21117 on Saturday.

At 3:49 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Baltimore County Fire and Police personnel responded to the location for a report of an unconscious person. When they arrived on the scene, officers found an older black man who appeared disoriented. He gave police a name which officers could tell was not his and was unable to provide a detailed description of where he lived.

Based on a preliminary medical examination by medical personnel on scene and the man’s responses to officers' questions, they believed he might have some mental challenge. The man was transported to Northwest Hospital for further evaluation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-887-6975 or 410-307-2020.

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