Regional Recap, October 12, 2009

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Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Boy Hit, Killed By Train In Cecil County. A 13-year-old boy died after he was hit by an Amtrak train on Sunday, according to Maryland State Police. The boy was walking with a pair of friends along the tracks four miles west of Elkton when the incident occurred, police said.The train was traveling from Boston to Washington. The incident occurred just before 5 p.m.

Police: Card Skimmer Attached To Eastern Shore ATMs. The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s office said a card-skimming device was attached to an ATM machine in Stevensville. The sheriff’s office said 88 people reported unauthorized transactions. The device has not been found, but investigators believe it was on the ATM at the Bank of America branch at 1114 Shopping Center Road between Sept. 26 and Oct. 9.

Helicopter Used To Rescue Bay Boaters. Maryland State Police said helicopter crews rescued two men whose boat was sinking in the Chesapeake Bay. It happened at about 11 a.m. Friday in Hooper Strait in Dorchester County. Troopers had received a 911 call and two state police helicopters began a search.

Runner Collapses At Baltimore Marathon, Dies. A runner collapsed Saturday morning while participating in the Baltimore Marathon and later died. Baltimore City fire spokesman Kevin Cartwright said a 23-year-old man from Boston collapsed at mile 23 with a core body temperature of 107 or 108 degrees. Fire officials said the unidentified man was in cardiac arrest when he was taken to Union Memorial Hospital at about 11:20 a.m.

If you’re looking to buy a house in foreclosure but aren’t sure what’s on the market, a local Realtor has come up with a unique way to get customers to the product.

A foreclosure bus tour to be held Saturday morning in Howard County is giving prospective buyers a chance to see multiple homes to find good deals.Realtor Bob Lucido, who is hosting the event, said there’s never been a better time to buy a home, and because of the economy, the volume of foreclosed properties is high.

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