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64-year-old man killed in Essex motorcycle crash

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Posted at 4:48 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 16:48:03-04

BALTIMORE COUNTY — Baltimore County Police are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash in Essex.

Just before 9 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to N. Marlyn Avenue and Franklin Avenue for a call of a motorcycle crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling southbound on N. Marlyn Avenue near Franklin Avenue when it drifted out of its lane and into the back of a parked and unoccupied Ford dump truck.

64-year-old Joseph Richards suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Baltimore County Crash Team is continuing their investigation.