Thursday, March 14, 2013
Judith A. Hill was struck near Edmondson Avenue, according to Maryland State Police.
Police said a Baltimore Highlands woman was killed in a crash that shut down Interstate 695 at Edmondson Avenue Thursday morning. Judith A. Hill, 62, of the 2800 block of Manoff Road in Halethorpe, was driving a Chevy pickup truck when she stopped on the right shoulder of the interstate "for reasons unclear," got out of her vehicle and was struck, according to Maryland State Police. The vehicle that hit her left the scene, police said. Troopers responded after a passerby reported a body lying on the median in the center of the beltway at approximately 7:30 a.m., police said. Emergency medical personnel from Baltimore County arrived and pronounced Hill dead, police said. Her body has been taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, …
Friday, December 21, 2012
The work will be done in the Catonsville area, causing detours with everything re-opening Saturday by 5 a.m.
The State Highway Administration announced late on Friday that it will be removing a local sign structure starting this evening. In a press release, the SHA said it's going to "remove a sign structure that spans I-695 between the US 40 and Edmondson Avenue exits. The sign should be removed and lanes open by 5 a.m. Saturday." There will be crews in place to start taking down the sign at 10 p.m., beginning with the lanes on the inner loop, and total closure will come at midnight so the whole sign structure can be taken down. This is a list of the Beltway detours that are going to be in place during the work, according to the release: • Outer loop I-695 to westbound Route 40 to a left turn on to North Rolling Road to a left onto MD 144 (…
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Baltimore County police identified Earl Badu as the man who jumped from I-695 Thursday.
Earl Badu, 33, a member of the University of Maryland’s 2002 basketball national championship team, has been indentified as the man who died Thursday after jumping from Interstate 695 into a construction area on Interstate 95 near Perry Hall. Baltimore County police identified Badu as the jumper in an email on Saturday. According to University of Maryland’s athletic site, Badu was a member of the school’s 2002 National Championship team after walking onto the squad in the fall of 1998. Badu, a graduate of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, died from his injuries at Bay View Medical Center. According to electronic court records, Badu, who listed a PO Box in Bethesda as his address, was convicted of passing a bad check on Sept. 21.