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A pedestrian struck on Providence Road on July 4 has died.

Nathanial Ruiz (54) was working under the hood of a vehicle parked on Providence Road just south of Crestwick Road around 2:35 p.m. when a Mercedes ML350  traveling in the opposite direction crossed the center line and struck Mr. Ruiz and the vehicle he was working on, causing critical injuries. A 42-year-old woman inside the vehicle also suffered minor injuries. Both were transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma.

A driver and passenger of the Mercedes were uninjured.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this fatal crash.

On Monday, December 18, the Baltimore County Police Department activated a new speed camera in a school zone.

The new speed camera is located at the corner of Providence Road and Southwick Drive across from Cromwell Valley Elementary School. For the first 30 days, motorists exceeding the speed limit by at least 12 mph will receive warnings rather than citations.

In compliance with state law, Baltimore County’s speed cameras operate Monday through Friday between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., including during the summer months and on weekdays when school is not in session.

Further information on the use of speed cameras in Baltimore County can be found on our website.

Original release (April 13, 2016  2:55 p.m.):

At 11:19 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to the First Mariner Bank at Loch Raven Boulevard and Joppa Road for a robbery.

An officer in an unmarked car searching for suspects observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Loch Raven Boulevard and I-695. That vehicle was driving in a suspicious manner and possibly trying to be evasive. The officer followed the vehicle onto I-695 and to Providence Road.

When marked units tried to stop the vehicle on Providence Road, the vehicle fled from police and traveled to Towson Center Mall where the occupants exited the vehicle and fled on foot. An adult female was quickly apprehended but an adult male made it into the mall. Police set up a perimeter around the mall and called in additional resources to help search for the man.

The male from the suspicious vehicle was later located hiding in the back seat of another vehicle being driven by an adult male.

A total of three people were taken into custody and police are not looking for anyone else. There is no danger to anyone in or near the mall.

Further investigation has indicated that the suspects taken into custody were not responsible for the bank robbery but detectives are continuing to investigate.

During the incident a police vehicle was involved in a crash that resulted in minor injuries.

Revised June 27, 2017