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Man found fatally injured on street

An autopsy was set for today to determine whether an apparently homeless man found injured yesterday afternoon at a Barclay intersection was the victim of a beating or was hurt in a hit-and-run accident, police said.

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About 1 p.m., Northern District police responded to the 2300 block of Guilford Ave., where they found a man in his 40s with multiple injuries to his upper torso. The man, believed to be living in a nearby vacant house, was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he died a short time later, police said.

Police said no one reported seeing what happened and that his death had been ruled suspicious, pending autopsy results.

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Richard Irwin

Woman dies in motorcycle crash

A woman died yesterday afternoon at Sinai Hospital after the motorcycle she was driving crashed on West Northern Parkway in Northwest Baltimore, police said.

About 3 p.m., the woman, whose identity was withheld pending notification of relatives, was driving a Honda motorcycle east on a straightaway on West Northern Parkway between Seton Drive and Liberty Heights Avenue when she lost control and crashed, police said. She was wearing a helmet, said police.

The woman, the lone rider of the motorcycle, was taken by the crew of a city Fire Department ambulance to Sinai, where she died a short time later, police said.

The city police traffic unit is investigating the fatal crash.

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Flu clinic set for Wednesday

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The Baltimore County Department of Health will hold a free flu shot clinic for residents ages 6 months and older, as well as for county employees, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Drumcastle Government Center, 6401 York Road, third floor.

Anyone who has not been able to get a flu shot from a doctor may get a free flu shot. Those at high risk are especially encouraged to get a flu shot, even this late in the season.

Information: 410-887-2723.

Crash victim named as Dundalk man

A 70-year-old man killed in a crash on Merritt Boulevard on Thursday has been identified by police as Harmon Roy Amock of Portship Road in Dundalk.

A passenger in his 2001 Toyota Corolla, Jon Keith Park, 69, also of Dundalk, was taken by helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

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Amock was pulling out of an IHOP restaurant parking lot in the 1500 block of Merritt Blvd. about 1 p.m. Thursday when his car collided with a northbound SUV, police spokesman Bill Toohey said.

The driver of the Ford Explorer, Gloria Barbara Wianke, 70, of Dundalk, was taken to a hospital for treatment and released.


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