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Update: July 15, 2017 9:30 a.m.

The man who was pronounced deceased in the accident at Merritt Boulevard and North Point Boulevard has been identified as William Thomas Nowakowski, 68, of the 1000-block of Franklin Avenue 21221. Crash investigators are continuing their investigation at this time. 

 

Original Release: July 14, 2017 1:00 p.m.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating the fatal pedestrian accident at Merritt Boulevard and North Point Boulevard.

At 7:29 a.m. today, a 68-year-old male was crossing westbound Merritt Boulevard when a 2009 Nissan Sentra traveling southbound in lane 2 on Merritt Boulevard struck him. The driver of the Nissan did not see the man as he was crossing due to slower traffic in lane 1. The driver of the Sentra stayed at the scene.

The name of the pedestrian has not been released pending notification of his family.

At 9:44 p.m. on  April 9, a bicyclist was struck as he was riding along Philadelphia Road between Golden Ring Road and I-695.

The 45-year-old male was riding eastbound on Philadelphia Road when an SUV struck him from behind. The driver of the SUV did not stop after striking the victim. No further information about the SUV is known.

The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

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

Police are asking that anyone with information regarding the incident contact police at 410-307-2020.

At 6:30 a.m. today, Baltimore County Police responded to a call for a pedestrian struck at North Point Boulevard and New Battle Grove Road in Precinct 12/North Point.

The preliminary investigation shows that  Bonnie Jo Tucker, 42, of the 1700 block of Drexel Road, 21222, was driving her 2007 Jeep Liberty northbound on North Point Boulevard when her vehicle struck 55-year-old Irwin Joseph Combs. Mr. Combs entered Ms. Tucker's path from the median section. Ms. Tucker remained at the scene.

According to witnesses, Mr. Combs appeared to be stumbling through the median prior to being struck.

Mr. Combs, of the 8300 block of Kavanaugh Road, 21222, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No citations have been issued at this time.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017