A crash in Essex killed a pedestrian yesterday evening.

Police responded to Eastern Boulevard and Volz Avenue at 8:01 p.m. last night after the pedestrian stepped off of the median into eastbound traffic and was struck by a Kia Rio. The pedestrian, identified as Robert Thomas Baker (55) with no fixed address, was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he later died. The driver remained at the scene.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team responded and is continuing the investigation into the circumstances surrounding this fatal crash.