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49-year-old motorcyclist dies in Friday evening crash in Essex

Posted at 11:42 PM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 09:36:31-04

ESSEX, Md. — A 49-year-old motorcyclist is dead following a crash Friday evening in Essex.

Baltimore County Police say it happened around 5:30 p.m. on Route 702 at the intersection of East Homberg Avenue.

Michael Johnson was riding southbound on Route 702 when he struck the rear panel of a Nissan Maxima attempting to make a left turn onto East Homberg from northbound 702.

Medics pronounced Johnson dead at the scene.

It's unclear if speed, drugs, or alcohol contributed to the crash.