A Dundalk man died after he was struck by a car when he attempted to cross Belair Road Tuesday night, Baltimore County police said.

Gary Leahey, 53, of the 7900 block of St. Gregory Drive, was crossing Belair, north of Elm Avenue in Overlea, when he was hit by a 2004 Hyundai Sonata headed north on Belair Road, police said.

The incident occurred just before 9 p.m. The Hyundai remained at the scene, police said.

Leahey was taken to Franklin Square Hospital where he later died.

The county's crash team is investigating.

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