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.

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The man killed in the accident has been identified as 37-year-old Kevin Higgins Jr.

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Officers were able to apprehend the driver who has been identified as 31-year-old Ashley M. Welden.

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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.