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22 Year Old City Man Dies Of Injuries Sustained In Pedestrian Incident

December 3rd, 2018 by WCBC Radio

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 5:57 pm the Cumberland Police Department and Cumberland Fire Department responded to the intersection of Frederick and N. Centre Streets for a report of a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. 

Upon arrival first responders found a man down in the roadway suffering from substantial injuries.  The man was treated by the Cumberland Fire Department and transported to the Western Maryland Health Systems. 

After preliminary investigation by responding officers the Cumberland Police Crash Reconstructionist assisted by an Allegany County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstructionist was requested to the scene to assist with the investigation. 

After preliminary investigation it was determined that a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Mary Phillips, age 63 of Cumberland was turning from Centre Street onto Frederick Street when she struck 22-year-old Kevin Lawrence, age 22, of Cumberland who was walking across the roadway. 

On November 28, 2018, Kevin Lawrence succumbed to his injuries and died at Ruby Memorial Hospital in West Virginia. 

Final disposition of the case is pending further investigation.   

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