Seventeen year old killed in Glen Burnie Christmas Day pedestrian crash

Glen Burnie, MD- On December 25, 2018 at approximately 7:45 p.m. officers responded to a pedestrian accident on eastbound Rt. 100 and Oakwood Road in Glen Burnie. Preliminary investigation showed that a group of juveniles were attempting to cross Rt. 100 on foot. 

While crossing the eastbound lanes, two juveniles (15 year old and 17 year old) were struck by a vehicle.

The 17 year old was pronounced deceased and the 15 year old was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries to the lower body.  

The vehicle remained on the scene.  At this time, the accident appears to be pedestrian error. There were no signs of excessive speed, drug or alcohol impairment.

  • 17 year old male from Glen Burnie – deceased
  • 15 year old female from Glen Burnie – non-life threatening injuries

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