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Baltimore County Police investigate a crash in Upperco today that left a bicyclist dead.

On August 1 just after 2:30 p.m. a Toyota Matrix drove east on Mount Carmel Road near Pleasant Meadow Road, 21155 behind a bicyclist. The Toyota hit the rear of the bicycle, causing the bicyclist to fall. The bicyclist, identified as Isaac Scharbach (21) of the 16000 block of Dark Hollow Road, 21155, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Toyota remained at the scene. 

Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact police at 410-307-2020.

On July 28 just after 5 a.m. a 38-year-old man attempted to cross Eastern Boulevard near Orville Road, 21221 against the pedestrian signal at a crosswalk. He was struck by a 2020 Nissan Sentra that was traveling east on Eastern Boulevard. The man was transported to a local hospital by medics. He is in critical condition. The driver of the Nissan remained at the scene. 

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues to investigate the crash. Any witnesses are asked to call the crash team at 410-887-5396.

Baltimore County Police investigate a crash on June 30 in Phoenix, Maryland that left a woman dead.

On June 30 at 10:20 a.m., Lauren Miller (40) of the 3900 block of Emrick Lane, 21084 drove a 2002 Ford Taurus north on Jarrettsville Pike near Whitesworth Road. Miller's car crossed the double yellow lines and struck  a 2016 Isuzu truck and 2017 Ford Fusion, both in the southbound lanes of Jarrettsville Pike. Miller was transported to the University of Maryland Medical Center where she remained until she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased on July 5.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing their work to determine all of the factors involved in this fatal crash.

Revised June 27, 2017