- Associated Press - Friday, June 26, 2015

ACCIDENT, Md. (AP) - State police say a man has died after he was hit by a car while pushing a baby stroller along a two-lane highway in the western Maryland town of Accident.

The Cumberland Times-News (https://bit.ly/1JnzOZ5) reports that 26-year-old Dennis Garlitz Jr. died Thursday. He was flown to a Johnstown, Pennsylvania, hospital after the collision Wednesday evening.

An 11-month-old child who was also struck was treated at the hospital and released.

Police say Garlitz was pushing a stroller along the shoulder of southbound U.S. 219 when they were hit by a Chevrolet Corvette, also traveling south.

Police say the driver left but returned within minutes. A state trooper was flagged down by others at the scene.

Police say the crash is under investigation and no charges have been filed.


This story corrects the spelling of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.


Information from: Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, https://www.times-news.com/timesnew.html

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