TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — The family of a college professor killed in a hit-and-run near Towson Town Center on New Year’s Eve is offering a $20,000 reward for information in the case.

Police said Tom Gluick, 62, was walking in a crosswalk at the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Fairmount Avenue around 7:20 p.m. on December 31 when he was hit by a truck. The driver then fled the scene.

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Gluick died over the weekend. The assistant professor of chemistry at Georgia Gwinnett College was reportedly in the area to visit his former wife Sheila Garrity.


On a GoFundMe page for Gluick, Garrity wrote he likely died due to a blood clot in a lung.

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She said the family is mourning but will soon begin planning his funeral.

Credit: Baltimore County Police

Police are still searching for the driver and vehicle, which is described as a dark-colored, full-size, four-door 2013-2020 Dodge Ram pickup truck, possibly with a toolbox on bed cover on the back.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.