BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Department of Health and Human Services is searching for a man who removed a rabid racoon from a roadway on Friday.

Baltimore County Police responded to a call about a racoon that was hit by a car in the unit block of Slade Avenue.

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The raccoon tested positive for rabies and now the department is asking for help identifying the person who removed the dead animal from the road.

He is described as a white man in his late 30s with brown hair, wearing glasses and driving a Toyota four-door sedan, and the health department says it is “vital” the man seek medical treatment immediately.

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They remind the public that contact with a rabid animal may result in death.

They also advise the man or anyone who may have had direct exposure to the raccoon to seek immediate medical attention.

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If you have any information about the identity of this person, you may contact the Department of Health at410-887-5963 Monday through Friday during regular business hours, or 410-832-7182 after normal business hours.