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Broken down truck driver killed by car while walking on the shoulder of I-95 in Maryland


Maryland State Police (MSP) say that a truck driver lost his life in when he was hit by a passenger vehicle in Harford County on Wednesday.

The incident occurred at 6 p.m. on April 5 on I-95 south at mile marker 77.6 in Abingdon, Maryland.

Troopers say that 22 year old New York-based truck driver Rajwinder Singh was standing outside of his vehicle, which was parked on the shoulder of I-95.

Authorities say that Singh’s Volvo was disabled and that the vehicle’s hazard lights were illuminated.

“For reasons unknown at this time, the driver of the Camry traveled out of lane 3 onto the shoulder. Police believe Singh was walking from the rear of the trailer to the tractor when the Camry traveled onto the shoulder and hit him,” MSP said.

Singh was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Camry driver was identified as New York resident Abbas Zaheer, 19.

Zaheer and three passengers in the Camry all refused medical treatment.

The crash remains under investigation.

MSP says that charges are pending the outcome of the investigation and consultation with the Harford County State’s Attorney.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call the MSP JFK Memorial Highway Barrack at 410-537-1150.


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