Pedestrian Fatally Struck In Severna Park: Police


The Anne Arundel County Police Department said a car fatally struck a pedestrian, identified as Jeffrey Scott Simmons, Thursday evening in Severna Park. A county police car is pictured above at a different crash scene. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

SEVERNA PARK, MD — A pedestrian died after a car hit him Thursday evening in Severna Park, police said.

Officers identified the victim as 45-year-old Jeffrey Scott Simmons of Severna Park.

Authorities said a 2012 Toyota sedan hit Simmons around 9 p.m. in the 800 block of southbound Ritchie Highway.

Police said Simmons was wearing all dark, non-reflective clothing and was in the travel lanes.

Officers said the Anne Arundel County Fire Department took Simmons to a hospital, where he died soon after.

Authorities said the driver was not hurt.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is still investigating.

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

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