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Maryland State Police need help solving several deadly hit and run crashes from last year

Posted at 10:29 AM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 17:18:53-05

BALTIMORE — Maryland State Police need help solving several deadly hit and run crashes from last year.

The most recent happened September 27 on southbound I-95 near Route 100 in Howard County.

It started when a Nissan Armada hit a deer and then a guardrail.

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The driver put on their flashers, but a part of the car still remained in the fast lane.

That caused a Chrysler Pacifica, driven by 40-year-old Russell B. Eggleton of Virginia, to collide with the passenger side of the disabled Nissan.

Then a third car came along and struck the driver and passenger of the Nissan and Eggleton. All three had been standing on the shoulder by their cars, following the crash.

The driver of the third car refused to stop and immediately took off.

Eggleton later died, while the driver and passenger of the Nissan were taken to Shock Trauma in critical condition.

Police recovered auto parts left behind at the scene, and believe the hit and run car is a 2014-2019 Toyota Highlander.

The second crash troopers continue to investigate happened overnight August 12, on I-695 between I-95 and Philadelphia Road in Rosedale.

It claimed the life of 17-year-old Amira Geovoni Jennings.

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Police say Jennings and an 18-year-old man were standing outside in front of their disabled vehicle, when the suspect's car swerved and struck them before fleeing the scene.

Investigators used left behind car parts to narrow the suspect's vehicle down to a dark gray Infiniti , possibly a G37, G25 or Q40 model between the years of 2009 and 2015.

The third crash under investigation involved a 74-year-old pedestrian.

It happened March 1 on southbound Rt. 4 at Old Marlboro Pike, in Largo.

Police believe Earl Rogers Sr. was hit by a car or possibly two, but have no other details in the case.

The final crash occurred February 29 between the inner loop of I-495 and the ramp for northbound I-95.

Troopers found the body of 60-year-old Henry Washington, of Washington D.C., lying in the roadway.

No other information is known at this point.

Anyone knowing anything about these crashes is asked to call Maryland State Police at 410.486.3101.