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Teenager dies, man critically injured in two Baltimore hit-and-runs

A teenager died Monday after he was hit by a car while riding a scooter near Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Sunday night, police say. The driver fled the scene after the crash.

Officers were called to the 300 block of Light Street in Baltimore at 11:13 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from Baltimore Police. There, they found medics tending to a 19-year-old man. Witnesses said he had been riding a scooter when he was struck by a car, which drove away from the crash.

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He was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead on Monday.

Investigators from the Baltimore Police Crash Team are investigating the incident, according to the news release.

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On Monday, a man was critically injured in a hit-and-run after being struck by a car in the Midtown-Edmondson neighborhood of West Baltimore. Police believe the man was trying to cross the street at Franklin and Pulaski Streets when a driver of a blue car hit him around 6:57 p.m.

The man suffered from life-threatening injuries and was taken to Shock Trauma.

Police ask anyone with information to call Crash Team Investigators at 410-396-2606 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.


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