Crime, Police/Fire

Teen killed in Thursday morning hit-and-run in Rosdale

UPDATE: Authorities are still seeking information on this crash.

Original story below…


ROSEDALE, MD—Maryland State Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed one person and injured another early Thursday morning in Rosedale.

At just after 4:15 a.m., troopers received two calls regarding a disabled vehicle in the center lane of the inner loop on Interstate 695 between I-95 and Philadelphia Road. When police arrived at the scene, they found two pedestrians who were struck by the disabled vehicle, a grey Ford Taurus.

One of the victims, Amira Geovoni Jennings, 17, of Baltimore, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other victim, an 18-year-old male, was transported by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

According to a preliminary investigation, the suspect vehicle, which is possibly a dark grey Infiniti G37, Infinity G25, or Infiniti Q40, swerved around the Ford and struck the victims, who were standing in front of their vehicle. The suspect vehicle fled the scene after the crash. The road was closed until about 7 a.m. as a result of the crash.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact the Maryland State Police at 410-780-2700.

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