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55-year-old pedestrian hit and killed Friday night in Essex

Posted: 1:19 PM, Sep 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-07 13:19:07-04
Police: Man charged after fatally hitting pedestrian

ESSEX, Md. — Baltimore County Police say a pedestrian was killed Friday night in Essex.

At around 8 p.m., police arrived to Eastern Boulevard and Volz Avenue after a pedestrian stepped off of the median, into eastbound traffic, and was struck by a Kia Rio.

The pedestrian, who has been identified as 55-year-old Robert Thomas Baker, was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he later died.

The driver remained on the scene.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing the investigation into the circumstances surrounding this fatal crash.