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Police Press Release October 28, 2017 (Update)



On October 28th 2017 at approximately 2:10am officers responded to a report of a pedestrian struck in the 7900 block of WB&A Road near Thompson Rd in Severn. 

Witnesses reported that 17 year old Kiersten Emily Wengert-Walko had left a ‘house party’ in the 7800 block of WB&A Rd and was walking southbound in the northbound lane with a group of people.  The suspect vehicle, believed to be occupied by attendees of the same party, was driving northbound at a high rate of speed and struck the victim who was apparently unable to get out of the vehicle’s path.

The pedestrian was taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore with critical, life threatening injuries.  The driver and vehicle did not remain at the scene.  The primary cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Traffic Safety Section. 

Anyone with information about the incident or a possible vehicle is asked to call 410-222-8573 or 8082.

Vehicle  Silver vehicle with broken headlight assembly (clear portion) and windshield damage.  Should also have tinted windows.




Kiersten Emily Wengert-Walko (17yoa) critical injuries – Shock Trauma

6000 block of Ritchie Highway, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225 

Case#: 17-742139

Investigator - Cpl. Dalton #1377 

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