Baltimore County Police Identify Victim In Fatal Crash Involving Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company

Approximately 11:50 p.m. Friday, Baltimore County Police were dispatched to the 200 block of Wise Avenue, where the Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company is located, to investigate a collision. At the scene, officers located a 2012 Hyundai Accent with rear driver’s side damage.

ArrestPreliminary investigation revealed the Hyundai struck Medic #275, when it returned to the station and attempted to back up into the building. The operator of the Medic did activate the vehicle’s emergency lights, according to the report.

The driver of the Hyundai was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The passenger of the Hyundai was transported to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries at 12:20 a.m. Saturday morning.

The driver of the Hyundai was later charged with driving under the influence. The passenger of the Hyundai has been identified as 30-year-old James Franklin Pettie III of the 1700 block of Melbourne Road.

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