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Man Killed Crossing Road In Westminster

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WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man who hit by a car while crossing Route 140 in Westminster.

The Carroll County Times reported Thursday that the victim was 66-year-old Harry Dowden Jr.

Police say he was struck just before 10 p.m. Wednesday by a car driven by a 34-year-old woman. They say Dowden was not in a crosswalk and was wearing dark clothing.

Police say they do not believe speed or alcohol contributed to the collision.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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