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A multi-vehicle crash caused significant delays on Interstate-83 near Cockeysville on Wednesday afternoon, according to the state highway administration and police.
Baltimore County police are asking for help in locating a car and a suspect in one of two fatal hit-and-run accidents that occurred over the weekend.
Click through to the Baltimore Sun for the complete story, including a picture of a similar suspect vehicle:
In the bus incident, police identified the victim as Cindy Feldstein, a secretary and public information officer for medical examiner David R. Fowler. Feldstein was in a crosswalk on Park Heights Avenue near Slade Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday when she was struck, police said. She was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and pronounced dead.
The report concludes that Officer Thomas Portz Jr., 32, was most likely distracted by a film crew using the opposite lanes of U.S. 40 to record the final scene of an independent movie. The report, obtained under a Public Information Act request, says the officer was speeding at 71 mph (in a 50 mph zone) and was not wearing his seat belt.
Maryland State Police at the Westminster barracks were investigating a three-vehicle collision Tuesday evening in Carroll County that killed a 64-year-old Pennsylvania woman.
Maryland State Police have identified the tractor-trailer driver killed in a fiery crash Tuesday morning on Interstate 695 in the Towson area — shutting down lanes for hours — as 39-year-old Russell William Lewis of Baltimore.
Vallario, a Prince George’s County Democrat and a defense attorney, has long been viewed as the chief
obstacle to passage of tough drunk-driving legislation in Maryland.
via Getting There: Vallario, other House chairs all expected to return – Baltimore, DC public transportation: News, delays and updates on MARC, Amtrak, BWI, light rail and highways and byways by reporter Michael Dresser – baltimoresun.com.
(The politics of Maryland Unsafe Driving. Vallario’s MUD.)
Police in Anne Arundel county believe a 19-year-old Pasadena woman killed in a car accident on Christmas Eve was text-messaging and speeding when she crashed her car into a tree.
The problem: A “no stopping” sign on North Charles Street lists incorrect hours when cars aren’t allowed to stop.
Responding to public criticism, the superintendent of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police defended on Monday fines against two men who rescued a deer from the icy Patapsco River.
(The Sun also has an interesting opinion on the “rescue” that I agree with. The e pair of “rescuers” jeopardized their lives to rescue a wild animal in an unsafe manner.
Not to be cynical, but it seems to me that every Marylander interested in helping save the deer population could drive slower (safely) in areas where deer tend to cross roadways and perhaps we would have fewer deer on the side of the road.
StopTheMUD supports our DNR officers in this matter.)