Man struck, killed by car after falling off bike

A 27-year-old Joppa man was killed Saturday after he was hit by a car after a fall from his bicycle landed him in the middle of the street, Baltimore County police said. Jason David Leonard, 27, whom police found lying on Right Wing Drive in Essex at around 3:34 a.m., was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said in a release that an intitial investigation found that Leonard was sitting in the middle of Right Wing Drive after falling from his bicycle, when an Oldsmobile Cutlass traveling north struck him. The Cutlass was driven by 25-year-old Brandon Maurice Cook of Essex, who remained at the scene and was taken to an area hospital.

The county police Crash Team is investigating.

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