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The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is now investigating a hit and run crash that happened last Monday after one of the involved occupants died this afternoon.

Sandra Janette Watkins (77) of the 300 block of Blue Grass Lane, 21074, was a passenger in a 2018 GMC Yukon involved in a 3-car collision on I-795/Butler Road and Westminster Pike on Monday. A 1993 Ford F-150 ran a red light while traveling westbound on Westminster Pike and was struck by a 2017 Ford F-350 traveling northbound on I-795 on a green light, causing the suspect vehicle to strike the Yukon that Watkins was traveling in as it was making a left turn from I-795 onto westbound Westminster Pike.

The suspect vehicle then fled westbound on Westminster Pike and was later located by Maryland State Police in Carroll County. The driver, identified as Jay Michael Perkins (56) of the 700 block of William Avenue in Westminster, 21157, was arrested and charged for the hit-and-run crash in Baltimore County along with additional charges for violations committed in Carroll County.

At the time the crash was reported all of the remaining drivers and passengers declined medical attention. Watkins began to feel ill the following day and was transported to Sinai Hospital. She died this afternoon.

The BCoPD Crash Investigation Team will continue to investigate all of the factors in this crash and present their findings to the State's Attorney's Office for Baltimore County for review, at which time Perkins may face additional charges.

No booking photo is available as Perkins was arrested in Carroll County.

Update ( July 17: 2:02 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the two people killed in the July 16 crash on Westminster Pike. They are operator 59 year-old Bruce Edward Crockett of the 13900-block of Mack Road, 21136 and his passenger Sharon Ann Conaway, age 55, of the 3300-block of Ben Valley Road, 21244. The name of the driver of the Toyota Camry will be withheld until the conclusion of the investigation. 

Original Release (July 16, 7:01 a.m.):

On July 15, 2017, just before 10:30 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to a call for an accident at Westminster Pike, north of Brian Daniel Court. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 59-year-old man was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle with a 55-year-old female passenger. The motorcycle turned left onto Westminster Pike from the driveway of the Reisterstown Moose Family Center Lodge located in the 1100-block of Westminster Pike, 21136. The motorcycle was traveling north in the southbound lane and collided with a Toyota Camry in the southbound lane. The motorcycle driver and passenger were both pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. The male driver of the Camry was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Police are continuing their investigation at this time. The names of the deceased man and woman are being withheld pending notification of family members.

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for a stabbing on September 27 in Reisterstown.

Just after 11 p.m. on September 27, police responded to the area of Hanover Pike and Westminster Pike for a check on subject call. The caller into 911 reported hearing two people talking about stabbing someone. When officers arrived on the scene, they located an adult male victim suffering from at least one stab wound.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the victim had become involved in an argument in front of an apartment building in the Unit block of Main Street 21136 with one of the suspects. During the argument, that suspect stabbed the victim at least one time.

Images of the suspects were captured on the surveillance system of an area business.

This incident is under investigation by the Franklin / Precinct 3 Investigative Services Team.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

 
 
Revised October 16, 2020               
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