BEL AIR, Md. (WJZ) — A 25-year-old Bel Air man was charged in the hit-and-run death of Alessandro Lori.

James Joshua Wallace, of the 2500 block of Conowingo Road, was arrested at his home on Thursday, July 2 around 1 p.m. without incident.

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Wallace was charged with the following:

  • Failure to stop vehicle at the scene of an accident involving injury
  • Failure to immediately return and remain at the scene of an accident involving bodily injury
  • Failure to immediately stop vehicle at the scene of an accident involving death
  • Failure to report accident involving a death to the nearest police
  • Failure to immediately return and remain at the scene of an accident involving death

Around 12:14 a.m. on July 1, Bel Air Police responded to a hit-and-run accident on South Main Street between Office Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Lori, 24, was found lying in the roadway.

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He was taken to University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake, where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses said the vehicle was a dark-colored pickup truck that continued northbound on Main Street. Lori may have been standing in the roadway when he was struck.

The suspect vehicle, a blue 2003 Ford F-150, was recovered and is being examined for evidence.

Anyone with information on the events that lead to Lori’s death are being asked to contact Detective/Corporal Maro at amaro@belairmd.org or 410-638-4524.

Comments
  1. 66 says:

    Isn’t it funny how there are no racist comments & hate speech when a white guy kills someone?

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