Two Deaths In Less Than 6 Hours
The Baltimore Sun is reporting the deaths of two pedestrians in Anne Arundel County in a span of 6 hours.
The first incident was in Glen Burnie in front of the County District Court on Ritchie Highway. Joshua Paul Reitz of Pasadena was pronounced dead at the scene at about 9 p.m.
Preliminary investigations indicate he was trying to cross the busy Ritchie Highway when he was hit by a car operated by Clifford Smith of Glen Burnie.
In the second incident, Ghassen A. Sabra, a construction worker from North Carolina was struck by several vehicles on Eastbound Route 50 near Bay Dale Drive. Investigators say that he was in the left lane with a reflective vest retrieving or placing traffic counting equipment when he was struck by one or more vehicles and thrown into the right lane where he was run over by a tractor trailer operated by Ricky Beasley, also of North Carolina.