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Police continue to investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved crash on Liberty Road that happened yesterday evening.

The pedestrian, identified as 53-year-old Ken Wallace Geter of the 3000 block of Thorndale Avenue, 21215, was struck by the front passenger side of a Honda Fit traveling eastbound on Liberty Road approaching St. Lukes Lane when he stepped into the travel lane around 8:20 p.m. He was transported to Sinai Hospital where he died a short time later.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is working to determine what factors may have contributed to this fatal crash.

UPDATE (February 6, 2020 10:30 a.m.):

Booking photo of John Hurley Marking JrBaltimore County Police arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a man on New Year’s Eve yesterday.

The victim, Thomas Charles Gluick (62), was crossing Dulaney Valley Road when he was struck by a dark colored truck that fled the scene. Gluick died from his injuries nearly two weeks later.

The suspect, identified as John Hurley Marking Jr (34) of the 7500 block of Ridge Road, 21104, is charged with negligent manslaughter and other traffic-related offenses. He was released on a $20,000 unsecured bond late last night.


UPDATE: (January 13, 2020 9 a.m.) 

The pedestrian involved in a hit-and-run crasht in Towson on New Year's Eve was pronounced deceased on January 12, 2020. 

The evening of December 31, 2019, Thomas Charles Gluick (62) of Marietta, Georgia crossed the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Fairmount Avenue when a dark colored pick-up truck made a left turn from Fairmount Avenue onto northbound Dulaney Valley Road and struck Gluick. The vehicle left the scene without stopping. Gluick was transported to a local hospital for his injuries. Gluick was later pronounced deceased during the early morning hours of January 12, 2020. 

Police are still investigating and searching for more information. After reviewing surveillance video, officers have determined that the suspect vehicle is a 2013-2020 Dodge Ram. 

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Crash Team by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.


Original Release: (January 2, 2020 10:45 a.m.)

Police Investigating December 31st Hit-and-Run

On December 31, 2019 at 7:24 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Fairmount Avenue in Towson for a pedestrian struck. The pedestrian, an adult male, was transported by medics to a local hospital for injuries and is in critical condition. The suspect vehicle left the scene without stopping. The suspect vehicle is described as a dark colored, full-sized, four-door pick-up truck, possibly with a tool box or bed cover on the back of the truck.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Crash Team by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Baltimore County Police are continuing to investigate an early morning 5-car collision that killed a woman and injured her 3-year-old son.

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on Eastern Boulevard near White Marsh Boulevard when a Honda Element traveling westbound sideswiped another vehicle travelling in the same direction, then veered across the grass median, striking the Toyota Corolla that the woman and child were traveling eastbound in head-on. The Honda struck two additional vehicles before coming to a stop, causing minor injuries to those occupants.

The driver of the Toyota, identified as Alexis Lashey Steele (23) of the 3900 block of Cutty Sark Road, 21220, was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center where she later died. Her 3-year-old son, a passenger in the vehicle, was also transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Honda suffered life-threatening injuries and remains hospitalized. Officers from the Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team are working to determine the factors involved in the crash, including determining if any drug or alcohol intoxication is involved in this fatal crash.

Revised June 27, 2017