Baltimore County Police say that they are investigating after a pedestrian was struck & killed by a vehicle in Catonsville Friday afternoon around 4:30 p.m.
The initial investigation into the crash indicates that the pedestrian, who police have identified as 64 year old Zulfiquar Ali of the 1000 Blk of Hartmont Road in Catonsville, “was standing on the sidewalk awaiting a ride. When his ride arrived, traveling from the opposite direction, and stopped on the opposite side of the road, Mr. Ali attempted to cross Craigmont Road. ”
Police say that immediately after stepping onto the roadway, he was struck by the passenger side mirror of a truck traveling on Craigmont Road towards Ingleside Avenue.
Mr. Ali was thrown backwards by the impact where he then struck the sidewalk.
Despite efforts, Mr. Ali succumbed to his injuries as a result of the crash.
The driver of the truck remained at the scene.
The Baltimore County Crash Team continues to investigate this incident.