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Just before 11:30 p.m. on August 14, 2019, Baltimore County Police responded to the intersection of Philadelphia Road and New Forge Road, 21162 for a pedestrian-involved crash. Investigation determined that a 2005 Buick was traveling eastbound on Philadelphia Road when the car struck the pedestrian who was walking against the flow of traffic in the middle of Philadelphia Road.

The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital but was pronounced deceased. She has been identified as Adrianne Bacardi Dietrich, 35, with an unknown last address. The Driver remained at the scene. Crash officers are continuing their investigation at this time.

Just before 3:30 p.m. on May 15 Baltimore County Police responded to a pedestrian-involved crash at Pulaski Highway and Rossville Boulevard, 21237 in the White Marsh Precinct. 

The preliminary investigation shows that the pedestrian, 44-year-old George Galen Nelson, III, with no fixed address, was struck by a 2006 Ford E250 van which was traveling west on Pulaski Highway. Nelson was struck when he entered the path of the van, which remained at the scene. This intersection does not have a crosswalk or a pedestrian signal. 

The pedestrian was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was later pronounced deceased. The investigation is on-going at this time, conducted by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.

UPDATE (January 18, 2019 12:11 p.m.):

The officer involved in a crash that killed a pedestrian on a skateboard early yesterday morning is identified as Officer D. Roussey, permanently assigned to the Woodlawn Precinct. Officer Roussey has been a member of the Baltimore County Police Department for four years and remains on active duty during the continuation of the crash investigation.

UPDATE (January 18, 2019 10:02 a.m.):

The pedestrian involved in yesterday morning's collision with a police patrol vehicle has died. He is identified as Brandon Michael Williams (31) of the 2600 block of West Park Drive, 21207.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues to investigate this incident.

Original Release (January 17, 2019 9:39 a.m.):

Police are investigating a pedestrian-involved crash involving a Woodlawn Precinct patrol officer this morning.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the officer was enroute to a call for service, traveling southbound on Whitehead Road near Whitestone Road around 3:50 a.m., when the officer struck the pedestrian, a 31-year-old-man who was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of Whitehead Road on a skateboard. The pedestrian suffered life-threatening wounds and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The officer was not injured.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is investigating to determine all factors involved in this crash.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017