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MTA mobility driver killed in "violent crime" during work shift

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Posted at 8:26 PM, Jan 30, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-31 11:16:28-05

BALTIMORE — An MTA mobility driver was killed while working over the weekend in North Baltimore.

Little is known on what happened however MTA described the incident as a violent crime.

MTA spokesperson Veronica Battisti released this statement.

"MDOT MTA is saddened to learn of the recent tragic death of one of our contracted Mobility operators during their work shift. This front-line operator served Baltimore residents by transporting the most vulnerable individuals to essential services and jobs. Our thoughts and prayers are with the driver’s family during this difficult time. The safety and well-being of our operators and all employees is our first priority and most important value. Counseling services are available to employees who may need additional support to process this loss. MDOT MTA Police are working alongside Baltimore City Police to investigate this violent crime."

We've reached out to police for more information and are awaiting to hear back.