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Pedestrian and Cyclist Disasters

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  • Drunken driver hits two cyclists near Annapolis, police say

    Drunken driver hits two cyclists near Annapolis, police say
    A driver who police said had been drinking hit two cyclists Saturday on Ritchie Highway near Annapolis, leaving one with life-threatening injuries and both in the hospital, according to Anne Arundel County police. Todd Eliot Green, 27, and Katie...
  • Randallstown woman killed by drunken driver in College Park, police say

    Randallstown woman killed by drunken driver in College Park, police say
    A Randallstown woman was killed by a drunken driver in a hit-and-run accident early Sunday in College Park, Prince George's County police said. Janelle Marie Oni, 21, was crossing U.S. 1 near Hartwick Road about 3 a.m. Sunday when she was struck by a...
  • Catonsville resident uses pedal power to cut the grass

    Catonsville resident uses pedal power to cut the grass
    If you're driving on Seminole Avenue in Catonsville, you may spot a homeowner taking a different approach to mowing his lawn. Jason Mah, 40, an avid cyclist, has created a contraption that allows him to cut his lawn, while riding his bicycle. "I'd...
  • Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Aberdeen

    Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Aberdeen
    A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Norfolk Southern freight train late Saturday in Aberdeen. A man was on the Amtrak tracks in the 300 block of South Phildelphia Boulevard just before midnight Saturday when he was hit by a freight train heading...
  • Pedestrian deaths are a crime [Letter]

    Pedestrian deaths are a crime [Letter]
    There were 700 pedestrian deaths and injuries in Baltimore last year, nearly three times the 235 homicides ("Walk this way," June 30). Baltimore has twice the pedestrian death rate as the national average. Yet, we pay it no mind. Every day, I see people...
  • After six injuries in three days, police and bike advocates urge safety on Arundel roads

    After six injuries in three days, police and bike advocates urge safety on Arundel roads
    Todd Green never expected to be the public face of bicycle safety. He's not even a huge cycling fan. But as he and girlfriend Katie Pohler took a bike ride down the Baltimore-Annapolis Trail on Saturday, they became the fifth and sixth cyclists injured...
  • Walk this way

    Walk this way
    At the urging of fire and rescue personnel upset by continuing roadway carnage, Baltimore County's top officials recently announced an effort to reduce pedestrian accidents and fatalities. If anything, the campaign is overdue given that the county...
  • Engineering environments for pedestrian safety [Letter]

    Engineering environments for pedestrian safety [Letter]
    Last weekend a 21-year-old University of Maryland student from Randallstown was struck and killed by a minivan ("University of Maryland, city officials urge pedestrian safety on U.S. 1," July 7). While tragic on its own, two additional pedestrians...
  • Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety

    Lower speed limit in College Park among measures to boost pedestrian safety
    The Maryland State Highway Administration plans to lower the speed limit and add median fencing and a new traffic light on U.S. 1 near the University of Maryland, College Park, after a startling number of pedestrian deaths on the road. Officials decided...
  • Hereford High graduate has passion for motocross

    Hereford High graduate has passion for motocross
    Growing up in Parkton, 2014 Hereford High graduate Trevor Betsill played all the recreational sports of football, soccer, baseball, lacrosse and ice hockey, but when he got to high school, it was wrestling that he chose to compete in for the Bulls. He...
  • Spirit of 'Stu' carried to Ironman, Tinman competitions [Rodgers Forge]

    This is the story of Stewart "Stu" McCullouch III, part-time Rodgers Forge resident, retired Air Force captain, aerospace engineer, triathlete and aspiring Ironman. Sounds intimidating, but truly, if you met him you would never know most of these...
  • Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest

    Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest
    Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the...