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The operator of a motorcycle involved in a crash in Essex tonight has died.

The motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Route 702 around 5:13 p.m. when it struck the passenger side rear quarter panel of a 2013 Nissan Maxima making a left turn onto East Homberg Avenue from northbound Route 702.

The operator of the motorcycle was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene by medics. He is identified as Michael Johnson (49) of the 1000 block of Foxcroft Lane, 21221.

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

Police are investigating a shooting in Essex that injured a woman early this morning.

The woman, 21, had been dropped off to the rear of a home in the 100-block of Kingston Road when she was shot at least once in the upper body, suffering life-threatening injuries.  She was transported to an area hospital for treatment. 

The suspect(s) fled the area prior to police arrival. Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit are continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone who may have information concerning this shooting is asked to call police at 410-307-2020. 

Baltimore County Police continue to investigate a fatal pedestrian-involved crash in White Marsh last night.

Police were called to the scene around 9:20 p.m. after a man attempted to cross eastbound Pulaski Highway west of Stevens Road, stepping in front of a truck traveling eastbound in the left lane. The man, identified as Ronald Kevin Hardin (49) of the 2400 block of Highway 590 East in Seminary, Mississippi, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the truck remained at the scene.

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

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017