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UPDATE (August 12, 2020 7:23 p.m.):

photo of vehicle

Baltimore County Police releases a photo of an older model sedan believed to have been involved in a July 22 hit-and-run crash in Rosedale.

Just after 12:30 a.m., the victim, a 39-year-old woman, was on the westbound side of Pulaski Highway just west of Chesaco Avenue in Rosedale when she was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle made no attempt to stop and continued driving in the direction of Baltimore City. The woman was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators from the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are asking anyone who may recognize this vehicle, may have seen any portion of the incident or who may have information regarding this incident to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Original (July 23, 2020 4:47 p.m.):

Police Search for Clues in Hit-and-Run of Woman in Rosedale

Baltimore County Police are asking for help from the public in finding the vehicle that hit a woman and fled the scene early Wednesday morning.

The woman, 39, was on the westbound side of Pulaski Highway just west of Chesaco Avenue in Rosedale around 12:30 a.m. yesterday morning when she was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle made no attempt to stop and continued driving in the direction of Baltimore City. The woman was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries and remains in critical condition.

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

UPDATE (October 24, 2019 1:54 p.m.):

The pole in this fatal crash was previously identified as a BGE pole. The pole was erroneously marked and has been discovered to be a utility pole connecting communications cables to the opposite side of Charles Street.

Original Release (October 22, 2019 3:35 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is investigating a fatal crash this morning in Towson involving a high school student.

Kayla Winter Perry (17) of the unit block of Phlox Circle, 21117, a 12th grade student at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, died this morning of injuries sustained when she exited her vehicle after a minor collision on Charles Street near the entrance to Loyola Blakefield High School.

Perry was traveling northbound on Charles Street at approximately 7:13 a.m. when she lost control of her Honda Accord and struck the curb, causing her vehicle to ride up onto a guardrail and slide into a BGE pole. The BGE pole broke and fell to the ground, pulling wires tight across the north and southbound lanes of Charles Street. Perry exited her vehicle, and while she was standing outside the vehicle a box truck traveling southbound struck the low-hanging wires, which in turn struck and threw Perry onto the shoulder of the road. Baltimore County EMS responded to the scene and initiated life-saving measures, transporting Perry to Greater Baltimore Medical Center where she was later pronounced deceased.

Two additional vehicles were also struck by the stretched wires causing damage to both vehicles. One of those drivers suffered minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital. No other drivers involved reported suffering injuries.

The crash caused major delays during the morning rush hour in the Towson area, closing Charles Street from Chestnut Avenue through Kenilworth Drive until approximately 11 a.m.

The Baltimore County Police Department remains in contact with the Baltimore County Public School System regarding this crash. Counselors will be available to students for the following several days. Anyone suffering an emotional crisis as a result of this loss is encouraged to contact the school for resources at 443-809-2775 or contact the Baltimore County Police Mobile Crisis Hotline at 410-931-2214. For an immediate officer response dial 9-1-1.

Baltimore County Police are continuing to investigate an overnight fatal crash on Philadelphia Road in the White Marsh Precinct this morning.

Around 2:18 a.m. a maroon Honda Accord traveling north on Philadelphia Road near Mayflower Road inexplicably veered across the oncoming traffic lane and struck a silver Mazda 6 that was stopped on the shoulder and the driver, who was standing outside of the vehicle at the time of the crash.

The pedestrian was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma where he was later pronounced deceased. He is identified as Christopher Allen Curtis (21) of the 8500 block of Upton Circle, 21237. The driver of the Honda was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

Members of the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are continuing to determine what causative factors are involved in this fatal crash.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017