Accidental Death


Philly Musician Killed On Appalachian Trail Loved Hiking

A hiker says his friend was preparing to leave an overnight shelter on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland when a tree felled by strong winds crashed on top of him and killed him.


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Man Dead After Falling From Railroad Bridge Into Potomac

Authorities say a man is dead after apparently falling through the crossties of a railroad bridge and into the North Branch of the Potomac River near Cumberland.


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Man Dies While Hunting With Friends In Md.

A Harford County man has died while duck hunting with friends.


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Death of Towson Univ. Student Ruled Accidental

The medical examiner has ruled the Sept. 6 death of a Towson University student accidental.


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Death From 1982 Shooting Likely Accidental

Baltimore police say the death of a 33-year-old man who was shot in the head by his teenage sister more than 30 years ago will likely be classified as accidental.


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Family Of Teen Who Died After Being Tased: ‘It Didn’t Have To Happen’

A 19-year-old man died after police shocked him with a Taser inside Good Samaritan Hospital. Now the teen’s family is speaking out, saying his death did not have to happen.



Death Of Man Found In Frederick Ruled Accidental

Officials say the death of a Westminster man whose body was found in the snow in Frederick in January has been ruled an accident.



Body Found On Train Tracks In Baltimore County

A man is dead after his body was found near train tracks in Rosedale.


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Police: Woman Died Of Hypothermia In Annapolis

Police say they believe the death of a woman whose body was found in a ravine in Annapolis was accidental.


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Centennial Park In Ellicott City Closed After Drowning

Howard County police say a man apparently slipped on ice and fell into the lake in Centennial Park in Ellicott City and drowned.


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Petition Calls For Justice For Md. Man With Down Syndrome Who Died In Police Custody

The family of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody is not giving up.



Man Dies After Fall From Md. Radio Cell Phone Tower

The Maryland State Police say a man has died after falling from a radio cellphone tower he was working on.