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Man in wheelchair hit and killed trying to cross street in Dundalk

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Posted at 3:37 PM, Dec 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-02 15:37:35-05

DUNDALK — A 69-year-old man in a wheelchair was hit and killed trying to cross a street in Dundalk.

Just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to the intersection of North Point and Lodge Farm roads for a pedestrian involved crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a GMC Sonoma was traveling north bound on North Point Road when it hit the man as he was in a wheelchair trying to cross in a marked crosswalk.

The driver of the GMC did not stop and continued northbound on North Point Road. Officers located the vehicle and placed the driver under arrest.

The pedestrian, 69-year-old Joseph Stefan, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center pending a bail review hearing.

He is charged with involuntary manslaughter and other traffic-related charges.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing their investigation.