Crime, Police/Fire

Essex man arrested in connection with August hit-and-run

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Daniel Earl LawrenceThe Baltimore County Police Department has announced an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run crash from August.

Just before 1 a.m. on August 23, Keith Curtis Tawney, 23, was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. A vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck Tawney and fled.

Tawney died at the scene.

Last week, after an intensive investigation, a Baltimore County Grand Jury indicted 29-year-old Daniel Earl Lawrence of Essex in connection with the crash.

Lawrence was taken into custody just before 11:30 p.m. last night and is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

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