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The boy, Charles Murrell, and two adults were standing on a corner at the intersection, and they were hit by the cars after they collided.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the two adults were treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center for injuries that were not life-threatening.


Gilman headmaster resigns over resume

The headmaster of a private, all-boys school resigned last week after a school evaluation uncovered false claims that he made about his membership on a hockey team decades ago, school officials said.

Jon McGill, who was hired as the 12th headmaster of Gilman School in July 2001, resigned after the false claims came to light, according to statements Friday by Mr. McGill and the school's board of trustees.

“It came to light that there were misrepresentations on his resume and in his early discussions with Gilman having to do with intercollegiate athletic participation,” the president of the board, Charles Fenwick Jr., wrote on the school’s Web site.

Mr. McGill apologized for the mistake and said he had “no one else to blame but myself for the error of putting it there in the first place more than 30 years ago.”

Before coming to Gilman, Mr. McGill was associate headmaster of the Polytechnic Preparatory Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y. He has a bachelor’s degree with honors in history and English literature and a master’s in history from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He also has a master’s in urban education from the University of London.

Gilman’s previous head-master, Archibald Montgomery IV, resigned in March 2000.


Driver charged in deadly crash

A 15-year-old Emmitsburg girl was struck by a drunken driver early Saturday while walking along state Route 140 in Frederick County, state police said.

Police said Cindi Burns of Fairfield, Pa., was driving a 2003 Jeep Liberty near Mountain View Road when the vehicle struck the girl.

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