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Pedestrian struck during Westernport Parade

December 6th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

On 12/05/19 at approximately 7:45 pm the Allegany County Sheriff's Office responded to an accident involving a Pedestrian struck on Main Street Westernport, Md. Upon arrival, Deputies observed a female subject, later identified as Brenda L. KARALEWITZ, 53 yrs old Piedmont, Wv.,  lying beneath a float trailer. KARALWITZ was pinned underneath the driver's side tire of the trailer. Fire rescue arrived and removed the trailer from the roadway and freed KARALWITZ from underneath of it. KARALWITZ was transported to WRMC with non life threatening injuries via an ambulance. The investigation revealed that KARALWITZ had been standing on the trailer which was being used as a float for the Westernport Christmas parade, when she slipped off the side by accident. The trailer tire then caught the foot/leg of KARALWITZ, pulled her down to the pavement, and pinned her underneath of the trailer.

Witness's acted quickly after the victim slipped off the trailer and assisted until Fire and Rescue arrived on scene. 


One Response to “Pedestrian struck during Westernport Parade”

  1. December 06, 2019 at 4:58 pm, Bob said:

    Odd they took her all the way to WRMC a good thousand miles away.


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