31 January 2011

Two hit-and-run fatalities in Anne Arundel County

From the Baltimore Sun:
Glen Burnie woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver Thursday night in the second such fatality in Anne Arundel County within 24 hours, according to police.
In the most recent incident, officers found the body of Dawn Lynn Gable, 43, of the 200 block of Cross Creek Drive lying in the area of Cross Creek and Highlander drives about 10:17 p.m., police said.

Gable had suffered massive trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Meanwhile, police reported that the vehicle involved in the earlier death had been located and that a person was in custody.

Early Thursday morning. Richard Francis Oles, 77, of Pasadena was killed as he walked along Mountain Road in an incident they said was related to the overnight snowfall. Police said that the driver of the vehicle that hit him, described as a red Ford F350 pickup with a snow plow attachment, left the scene without stopping.

Lt. Michael Brothers of the county police said Friday afternoon that the vehicle had been located and that a "person of interest" was in custody. That investigation was continuing.

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