Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Fatal Collision In Ocean City Involving Ocean City Police Cruiser

OCEAN CITY, MD – (May 3, 2016): The Maryland State Police Crash Team is investigating a pedestrian collision that occurred overnight on May 3, 2016, at approximately 1:11 a.m. at the intersection of 94th Street and Coastal Highway. The pedestrian was struck by a marked Ocean City Police patrol vehicle driven by an on-duty, five-year veteran officer.

The pedestrian, a 67-year-old male of Kutztown, PA, was crossing Coastal Highway from east to west in the north crosswalk against the pedestrian signal when he was struck. The officer was traveling southbound on Coastal Highway on routine patrol at the time of the incident. The victim was transported by Ocean City EMS to Atlantic General Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The Ocean City Police Department expresses its most sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victim after this tragic occurrence.

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