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Baltimore County Police investigated two separate fatal crashes involving motorcycles last night.

The first crash occurred on the west side of the county around 6:12 p.m. when a motorcycle traveling south on Black Rock Road north of Falls Road lost control in a curve in the roadway and collided with a guardrail support pole. Baltimore County EMS responded and pronounced the rider deceased at the scene. He is identified as Kevin Dwayne Petty (48) of the 1300 block of Hillcrest Street, 21074.

The second crash occurred on the east side of the county just after 7 p.m. when a Volkswagen Jetta attempted to make a left turn onto Allender Road from Philadelphia Road in front of an oncoming motorcycle which struck the front passenger side of the Jetta. The adult male operator of the motorcycle suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital. A female passenger of the motorcycle, identified as Ashley Lynn Simpson (27) of the 7900 block of 35th Street, 21218, suffered critical injuries and was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center where she was later pronounced deceased. The driver of the Jetta was uninjured and remained at the scene.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues to investigate the factors involved in both of these fatal crashes.

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.

On September 2, 2018 at 12:33 a.m., Baltimore County Police responded to a crash on Philadelphia Road and Hospital Drive, 21237. Police determined that a 2002 Honda Civic was traveling eastbound on Philadelphia Road and crossed the road collided a 2013 Isuzu cargo box truck traveling in the westbound lane. After the initial crash, a Ford Crown Victoria traveling eastbound on Philadelphia Road struck the Honda Civic, pushing the Civic into a parked Honda CRV.

The driver of the Honda Civic was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Jose Vicente Alvarenga Cruz, 54, of the 1200-block of Hanson Road, 21040. The driver of the Isuzu truck was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Ford was not injured. Crash Team officers are continuing their investigation at this time.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017