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Baltimore County Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian struck by a CSX train.

Just after 8 p.m. on August 11 police responded to the area of Pulaski Highway and Middle River Road, 21220 for a call of a person struck by a train. The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, an adult male, was walking along the train tracks when he was struck and killed. The investigation is on-going.

A pedestrian struck on Eastern Boulevard late Monday night has died.

Officers were called to the scene on Eastern Boulevard near Kingston Road just after 11 p.m. on July 6 when the pedestrian attempted to cross Eastern Boulevard and stepped into the path of an oncoming Nissan Altima. The pedestrian was not in a crosswalk at the time of the crash and the driver of the Nissan did remain at the scene.

The pedestrian, identified as Stephen Richard Garrett (44) of the 2200 block of Redthorn Road, 21220, was transported by medics with critical injuries and died yesterday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing to investigate the factors involved in this fatal crash.

The driver of the Nissan Altima has been identified as Richard Burlingame Willson, 71 years old, of the 800 block of Briar Hill Place, 21221. Willson has been charged with driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and bail has been denied.

Baltimore County Police are investigating after several all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and dirt bikes were stolen in the Dundalk and Middle River areas.

Sometime between April 14 and May 1, storage facilities in the 3000 block of Eastern Boulevard, 21220 and the 2600 block of North Point Boulevard, 21222 were burglarized during overnight hours. Several suspects damaged and removed locks off of the storage units and stole ten ATVs and dirt bikes.

Detectives remind the public about basic crime prevention tips to reduce your chances of being a victim. 

Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding these thefts. If anyone has information that may lead to identifying the suspects responsible, please call 410-307-2020.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017