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Man runs out of gas, sets up drum kit on Interstate 695

Driver not cited and continued on his way after highway officials help

By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun

3:30 PM EDT, May 21, 2013

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It wasn't the average traffic stop on the Baltimore Beltway Tuesday morning.

Maryland state troopers noticed a man playing a drum kit on the shoulder of the Interstate 695 inner loop, between Windsor Mill Road and Security Boulevard, around 10:30 a.m., a spokeswoman said.

He told state police he had run out of gas and decided to set up and practice until assistance arrived. A State Highway Administration truck stopped and helped him refill his tank

The drummer was not cited and continued on his way, she said. Police did not identify him.

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