Pedestrian Fatally Struck On Ritchie Highway: Police


The Anne Arundel County Police Department said 54-year-old Kevin Lee Crist of Glen Burnie was fatally struck Thursday on Ritchie Highway. A county police car is pictured above at a different crash scene. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

GLEN BURNIE, MD - A pedestrian died after a car hit him on Thanksgiving in Glen Burnie, police announced Monday.

Officers identified the victim as 54-year-old Kevin Lee Crist of Glen Burnie.

Authorities said Crist was in the travel lanes, not in a crosswalk, and was wearing all dark clothing when he was struck.

Police said a 2010 Hyundai Tucson was heading north on Ritchie Highway when it hit the pedestrian at Kuethe Road around 7:40 p.m.

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department pronounced the victim dead on the scene, a press release said.

The SUV driver was not hurt.

Officers did not speculate why the pedestrian was in the roadway.

Authorities are still investigating.

This map shows the area where police said the crash happened. 

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