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Pedestrian Killed In Crash On Route 40 In Ellicott City

Update (Nov. 22, 2021): The deceased man has been identified as Shekhar Mandali, 29, of Ellicott City.

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) -- A pedestrian died after they were struck by a car in Ellicott City Thursday evening, Howard County police said.

Around 6:30 p.m., an SUV traveling west on Route 40 near Greenway Drive struck a man in the roadway. Police said he was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the man was not in a crosswalk or at an intersection when he was struck. An investigation in the crash is ongoing, but no charges have been filed.

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