Balto. Co. police identify motorcyclist who died in accident

A 58-year-old man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a Toyota 4Runner in Baltimore County Saturday morning, according to the Baltimore County Police Department.

Police on Tuesday identified the motorcyclist who died as John William Moschetto of the 700 block of Hollen Road in Baltimore. The accident occurred on Shawan Road near Beaver Dam Road.

According to county police, police and fire officers responded to a call about the accident at 7:57 a.m. When they arrived at the scene, they determined that a motorcycle had a head-on collision with a Toyota 4Runner.

Their investigation indicated that the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Shawan Road just east of Beaver Dam Road and the Toyota was traveling westbound on Shawan Road going toward Beaver Dam Road.

According to police, the motorcyclist lost control of his vehicle "for an unknown reason" and crossed the center line, striking the Toyota. The motorcyclist, Moschetto, was declared dead at the scene but his identity was not released until after relatives were notified.

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