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Keyword: rossville boulevard

Police are investigating a fatal crash on Pulaski Highway and Rossville Boulevard, 21237 yesterday morning.

The preliminary investigation revealed that at 5:49 a.m., a man crossed Pulaski Highway at a crosswalk that was closed for construction. He was struck by a Chevrolet Camaro traveling west on Pulaski Highway towards Rossville Boulevard. The pedestrian is identified as Arthur Joseph, Jr. (45) whose last known address is in the 4800 block of Reisterstown Road, 21215. Joseph was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

The Baltimore County Crash Team is working to determine all of the factors involved in the fatal crash. The driver of the Chevrolet did remain at the scene of the crash.

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.

A Fire lieutenant suffered non life-threatening injuries this morning when he was struck by a vehicle at Rossville Boulevard and U.S. 40 (Pulaski Highway) during a charitable fundraising drive.

The incident occurred at 11:18 a.m. while fire personnel were collecting funds to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association's "Fill the Boot' campaign.

An investigation of the crash will be conducted by Baltimore County Police.

The firefighter was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

Fire Chief Kyrle W. Preis III said the Fire Department's fundraising efforts on behalf of the "Fill the Boot" campaign will continue and reminded personnel of the need for vigilance when it comes to safety during the collection process.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017