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Woman hit by Jeep dies in Md.

Anne Arundel police are investigating the Wednesday death of Khardiatou Goloko, 49, of Baltimore, who was hit while crossing Fort Smallwood Road at about 6:30 a.m., police said.

Goloko was lagging behind a group of adults that already had crossed a section of the road with a 50 mph speed limit and no crosswalk or traffic light, police spokesman Lt. Francis Tewey said.

Goloko, of the 1300 block of Division Street, died at the scene after being hit by a Jeep Grand Cherokee headed northbound at Fort Smallwood and Kembo roads.

No charges have been filed against the driver, George L. Durm, 54, of the 200 block of Raintree Drive in Arnold, who was not injured in the accident, police said.

Police also said there is no indication that drugs, alcohol or speed contributed to the cause of the collision.

-- Mary Pat Flaherty

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | October 13, 2010; 4:03 PM ET
Categories:  Anne Arundel, Mary Pat Flaherty, Traffic Accidents  
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Unfortunately it was not mentioned that this was at a MTA bus stop. For years Under Armour has petitioned on behalf of their employees, who primarily use this stop, to be moved to a safer location. Currently the workers must travel across a four-lane highway with a speed limit of 50mph where there are no crosswalks or traffic lights. This time of the year is particularly dangerous as in the morning hours it is still dark out. Under Armour has offered to pay for the relocation of the stop, however the MTA has refused. This is an outrage, this was completely preventable, and the MTA is the one to blame. The question to ask, will they move it now?

Posted by: ckeellis | October 15, 2010 11:21 AM | Report abuse

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