Baltimore County Police say a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car Thursday afternoon near White Marsh and Walther boulevards in White Marsh. Police said 62-year-old Maya Chhantyal died after being struck while crossing White Marsh Boulevard.
After Baltimore police in riot gear cleared hundreds of dirt bikers and onlookers from Reisterstown Road near Druid Hill Park over the weekend, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said city officials are "reaching out" to dirt bikers for a meeting.
Heather Elizabeth Cook, the Episcopal bishop accused of drunk driving and fatally striking a bicyclist in December, has resigned as bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Maryland, the diocese announced Friday.
Criminal charges against Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook in a fatal hit-and-run have put the stewardship of the national church's presiding bishop, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, in the spotlight.
Episcopal Church officials are considering whether the Rev. Heather Elizabeth Cook — now facing criminal charges in connection with a drunk-driving accident that killed a bicyclist in December — may have lied about her struggles with alcohol to smooth her path to election as the No. 2 bishop in the Diocese of Maryland last year.
Episcopal Church leaders meeting in Linthicum on Friday said they are awaiting details of a police investigation into the fatal accident involving Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook, in which a prominent Baltimore cyclist was killed.
Baltimore County has the distinction of ranking among the top 10 jurisdictions in the country based on the Complete Streets policy that takes into account the use of roads by cyclists and pedestrians, as well as motorists. Nevertheless, the significance of the hazards of bicycling was driven home recently when a collision in Baltimore killed cyclist Thomas Palermo.
Parishioners at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer talk about how they feel in the wake of the death of cyclist Tom Palermo, who was struck and killed by motorist the Rev. Canon Heather Cook, the bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.
City officials say Baltimore's speed camera system was designed to protect children walking in school zones. And indeed, no pedestrians were injured in school zone crashes the last year the cameras operated.
A pedestrian was airlifted to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after he was struck by a vehicle in a busy commercial area of Bel Air Sunday night, according to Bel Air Police and Harford County fire and EMS officials.
A New Jersey woman who struck a Mount Airy man while he was crossing at the intersection of Md. 26 and Md. 27 on foot last year will serve six months in jail for failing to return to and remain at the scene of the accident.