Pedestrian killed while crossing Eastern Boulevard

Authorities say a man struck by a vehicle while crossing Eastern Boulevard in Essex on Tuesday evening has died.

Emergency personnel responded to the scene at just after 5:15 p.m. after a pickup truck that was exiting Route 702 onto Eastern Boulevard struck the man as he was crossing the street.

The pedestrian, a 49-year-old male, was taken to Franklin Square Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck did remain at the scene

Police have not yet released the identity of the victim.

Robberies reported in Essex, Rosedale

robberyPolice are investigating robberies that were reported over the weekend in the Essex and Rosedale areas.

At 7:15 p.m. on Friday, November 17, an individual approached a pizza delivery driver in the 900 block of Foxridge Lane (21221), and implying a gun, demanded the driver give him his money. The victim gave the suspect his money and the suspect then fled the scene on foot.

At just after 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, At 3:04 p.m., a man was walking in the area of Back River Neck Road and Middleborough Road (21221) when he was approached from behind by three individuals. The suspects took the victim’s prescription drugs and cash and then fled.

At just before 10 p.m. on Sunday,  a man exited his vehicle on Boymans Court (21206) and was approached by two individuals. One of the suspects displayed a gun and demanded the victim’s money. The victim gave the suspect his money along with his house and car keys. Both suspects then fled the scene.

Boat fire reported in Essex

FireCrews are on the scene of a Wednesday morning boat fire in Essex.

At about 9 a.m., units responded to the All-Star Marina located in the 2400 block of Holly Neck Road.

At the scene, firefighters reportedly found three old boats on fire. There was also a reported fuel spill.

About 10 units responded to the scene, as did the Maryland Department of the Environment.

There have been no injuries reported.

Motorists should use caution in the area.