Regional Recap, December 28, 2010

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Police Rescue Two Duck HuntersPolice officers broke through ice and faced rough seas to rescue two duck hunters that became stuck on an island in the Chesapeake Bay during severe weather, Maryland Natural Resources Police said.Natural Resources Police said the two hunters became stranded Monday on Hart-Miller Island, where they had intended to hunt. The two men apparently left the Rocky Point boat ramp at about 8 a.m. in a 14-foot aluminum boat but immediately took on water from rough seas.

71-Year-Old Man’s Death Deemed Suspicious.  Authorities in Cecil County are investigating the death of a 71-year-old man as suspicious.Maryland State Police said a friend found the body of John R. Flemming, 71, inside his Earlville home at about 9 a.m. Monday. The cause and manner of death were not immediately known.The friend called 911, reporting that he found Flemming unconscious and unresponsive. The friend told police he found Flemming’s truck less than a mile from his home with the lights on, the keys left in the ignition and a broken out window.

Woman, 19, Killed In Pasadena CrashAnne Arundel County police are investigating a crash in which a 19-year-old woman died and said the use of a cell phone could have contributed to the incident.The victim was identified as Alyssa Anne Bennett of Pasadena.Police said the crash occurred just after 2 a.m. Friday in the 7800 block of Tick Neck Road.Bennett was driving a 2002 Acura RSX when she lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway and hit a tree, according to investigators.She died at Baltimore Washington Medical Center.

Father, Son Die In B/W Parkways Crash. A father and son from northern Virginia are dead after a crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. U.S. Park Police said a car heading south in the Laurel area crossed into the northbound lanes and crashed into two vehicles around 1 a.m. Sunday. Two occupants of the southbound vehicle died at the scene. Police identified the victims as Jae Ro, 67,m and his son, Young Ro, 38, both of Herndon, Va. Police spokesman Sgt. David Schlosser said there was no precipitation at the time, and weather is not believed to be a factor. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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