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Man struck, killed in hit-and-run crash in Hampstead

Police searching for dark colored Ford
Posted at 9:53 PM, Feb 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-18 07:37:25-05

HAMPSTEAD, Md. — The Carroll County Sheriff's office is investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash that happened early Friday morning.

According to officials, officers and medics were called to the 1600 block of Brodbeck Road for a pedestrian that was struck by a car that did not stay on the scene.

Officers say 31-year-old Eric Hendler was walking northbound on Brodbeck Road when he was hit by a dark colored Ford truck driving on Brodbeck Road towards Route 30.

Hendler was transported to Carroll Hospital Center where was later pronounced dead.

Anyone with information about this incident, the victim, or possible suspects, is asked to contact Cpl Vanik of the Crash Reconstruction Unit at 443-536-9538 or