DUNDALK, MD (WJZ)– Baltimore County Police say a driver is in custody and a pedestrian is dead following an accident on North Point Blvd overnight.
Police say at 3:45 a.m. a 2020 Hyundai Elantra was traveling on North Point Road towards Nordbruch Avenue when it struck a pedestrian and then fled at the accident scene.READ MORE: Teen, Man Injured In East Baltimore Shooting
The man killed in the accident has been identified as 37-year-old Kevin Higgins Jr.READ MORE: Neighbors Demand Action On Baltimore’s Persistent Violent Crime As Mayor, Council Talk Strategy
Officers were able to apprehend the driver who has been identified as 31-year-old Ashley M. Welden.MORE NEWS: How To Avoid Heat-Related Illness This Blistering Weekend
The Baltimore County Crash Team is still investigating this fatal accident and Weldon is currently being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center without bond.