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Teen pedestrian fatally struck on Route 198 in Arundel

A 15-year-old was struck by a car at an intersection at Maryland Route 198 in Anne Arundel County Thursday morning, police said.

The teen was crossing at the intersection of Route 198 and Russett Green East around 5:59 a.m., when he was struck by a Chevrolet Camaro. Police said the car had a green light and remained on the scene, and that the teen was crossing at the intersection against a pedestrian traffic signal.

The teen was taken to Laurel Regional Hospital, where he later died, police said.

Thursday afternoon, police identified the victim as Jaelin D. Ashe, 15, of Laurel. The driver was Abraham M. Evans, 32, also of Laurel, police said.

The police traffic safety section are investigating. Anyone with further information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the section at 410-222-8573.

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