DUNDALK, Md. (WJZ) — A 15-year-old girl was killed and another person was injured after a vehicle crashed into a building in Dundalk Tuesday evening.
Police were called to the intersection of Delvale and Holabird Avenues just after 5:30 p.m. for a report of a crash. They learned a 2006 Nissan Altima was driving north on Delvale Avenue when the car drove onto the sidewalk, striking the 15-year-old, later identified as Trinity Brooks.READ MORE: Ravens Home Now On Front Line of COVID-19 Battle; M&T Bank Stadium Opens As Latest Maryland Mass Vaccination Site
Trinity was later pronounced dead by Baltimore County Fire Department personnel.READ MORE: University Of Maryland College Park Students Are Supposed To Be Sequestering Due To COVID-19. A Student Says They Aren't
The driver of the Altima was taken into custody and police say they will release more information when that person has been formally charged.
“Right now, we are looking into the possibility that drugs or alcohol were involved in this,” Baltimore Police Corporal Sean Vinson said. “We do expect charges but official charges have not been filed as of yet.”
A day later, her friends, who asked not to be identified, said it’s hard to put into words just how much Trinity meant to them.MORE NEWS: Montgomery County Public Schools Adding Over 300 Electric Buses; Aim To Be All-Electric By 2025
“She cared about other people more than she probably cared about herself,” they said.