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Victims of early Thursday accident identified, no charges have been filed

October 11th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

     On, Thursday,  at approximately 5:09 am, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack were dispatched to the area of US Route 40 alternate at Cupler Drive in LaVale, Maryland, regarding two pedestrians that had been struck in the roadway by a motor vehicle.  The Maryland State Police CRASH Team is assisting in the investigation.

    Preliminary investigation shows that the Hyundai sedan was traveling westbound on Rt 40 when it struck Hope Beckward, 42 and Amber Stallings, 38.  The victims were attempting to cross Rt 40 from a parking lot, when they were struck by the Hyundai.   The vehicle was being operated by Alex Jackson, 20.  The operator of the Hyundai sedan remained at the scene for emergency responders.  At this time no charges have been filed but the collision is still under investigation.  The Maryland State Police CRASH Team is assisting in the investigation.

 

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