Pedestrian Accident Victim Killed on I-695 near I-70.

Pedestrian Accident Victim Killed on I-695 near I-70.

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Dodge Dakota struck Rivera Causing Pedestrian Accident Resulting in Death

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Incident Information

On Saturday night, 34-year-old Juan Rivera of Texas was killed in a pedestrian accident on I-695 near I-70 in Baltimore County, Maryland. According to the Maryland State Police, Rivera’s vehicle had an unknown mechanical issue that forced him onto the right shoulder of the roadway. He was outside of his vehicle when he was struck by a Toyota Tacoma driven by 37-year-old Jose Moto Chapol of Windsor Mill. Rivera was taken to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead. Chapol has been charged with impaired driving and is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center without bond.

Additional charges are pending in this case after consulting with the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office. This tragic accident highlights the importance of always being aware of your surroundings while driving, and reminds us all to drive safely and responsibly.

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