53-Year-Old Killed In Pedestrian Crash On Joppa Road


Credit: Elizabeth Janney/ Patch

TOWSON - On Sunday, a 53-year-old man was killed while crossing a road in Towson.

According to police, officers responded to reports of a pedestrian crash near the intersection of East Joppa Road and Loch Raven Boulevard around 3:15 a.m.

Police found 53-year-old Earl Preston III suffering from life-threatening injuries. Medics transported him to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Baltimore County Crash Team determined that Preston III was struck by a 2018 Acura TLX traveling eastbound on East Joppa Road as he was attempting to cross Joppa Road just east of the crosswalk.

The incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team.

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