Glen Burnie Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident

On October 10, 2019 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police responded to 8th Avenue Northwest and Grayburn Drive in Glen Burnie for a single vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.

A Chevrolet pick-up truck was eastbound on 8th Avenue Northwest while a pedestrian was crossing across 8th Avenue Northwest in the area of Grayburn Drive. The truck struck the pedestrian in the eastbound lane of 8th Avenue Northwest. The pedestrian was declared deceased on the scene by members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. The driver of the Chevrolet truck remained on the scene.

Preliminarily, the primary cause of the crash appears to be pedestrian error; however speed may have also contributed to this crash. There were no signs of impairment on the part of the driver. Drug and alcohol use on the part of the pedestrian will be determined by pending toxicology tests. The Traffic Safety Section is handing the crash investigation.

Vehicle:         2002 Chevrolet Silverado Pick –up Truck
Norman Vernon Faulkner 10-21-1976 (No Injuries)
1800 Block of Cedar Drive
Severn, Maryland

Joshua Albert Strong 8-2-1984 (Fatal Injuries)
1400 block of Scanlan Drive
Glen Burnie, Maryland