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22-year-old fatally struck on I-95

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Posted at 6:39 PM, Apr 05, 2023

HARFORD COUNTY, Md. — Southbound on I-95, prior to exit 77, lanes were closed due to a pedestrian crash.

The crash occurred before exit 77, MD-24.

According to the Maryland State Police, a vehicle drove on to the right of the shoulder and struck a pedestrian who was outside of his tractor trailer on the shoulder.

The pedestrian has been identified as Rajwinder Singh, 22, and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Singh was the driver of a disabled Volvo tractor trailer parked on the shoulder with hazard lights illuminated at the time of the incident.

The driver of the other car involved in the crash was 19-year-old Abbas Zaheer.

Around 6:00 p.m., troopers responded to reports of a crash at the 77.6 mile marker in Abingdon.

Officials say Singh was outside of his vehicle while parked on the shoulder.

For unknown reasons, Zaheer traveled out of lane three onto the shoulder, striking Singh.

All lanes on I-95 are now open.