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Anne Arundel County

Pedestrian killed after being hit by car in Glen Burnie

An Annapolis man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while walking southbound on Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie early Friday morning.

At around 4:30 a.m., Gilbert Gabriel Buchacz, 60, of Annapolis was hit by a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado near Phelps Avenue in an area where there were no pedestrian control devices, Anne Arundel County police said. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

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Early investigation found that the main cause of the crash is pedestrian error. Police said excessive speed and alcohol were not factors.

The investigation is ongoing.

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