OVERLEA, MD—Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Overlea this week.
At 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 5, a vehicle struck a pedestrian along Belair Road near Taylor Avenue (21206).
At the time of the crash, the vehicle was traveling northbound on Belair Road. A preliminary investigation determined that the pedestrian, 34-year-old Byron Blowe, stepped into the northbound travel lane of Belair Road from a sidewalk near Taylor Avenue. He was then struck by the vehicle.
Blowe was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Authorities say Blowe was not in a crosswalk at the time of the crash. The driver remained at the scene.
Authorities are working to determine all of the factors that contributed to this crash.