Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal sledding accident in South Carroll

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is investigating fatal vehicle-pedestrian collision

According to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office:

Sykesville, Carroll County, Maryland; 11 a.m. January 26th, 2016-----On January 25th, 2016 at approximately 10:20 am, the Carroll County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Heritage Lane in Sykesville for the report of a child struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, it was determined that the five year old female had been sledding down a driveway and onto Heritage Lane, where she was struck by a Kia Sorento driven by a 49 year old female. The driver showed no signs of impairment, and speed does not appear to have been a factor in this collision.

The child was transported to Carroll Hospital Center for further care. Tragically, her injuries were too severe, and she was pronounced deceased at approximately 11:09 am.

The Sheriff’s Office investigation continues…. No charges have been filed at this time. Once the investigation is complete, the case will be presented to the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office for final determination. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is not releasing further details on the identities of the child or driver in this incident.

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At 2:40 Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, the Maryland State Police reported that “Since the storm began, @MDSP tprs have responded to more than 1,800 calls for service, 238 accidents, and assisted more than 700 motorists.”


The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a woman has been found dead in the snow in Hampstead http://kevindayhoffwestgov-net.blogspot.com/2016/01/the-carroll-county-sheriffs-office-is.html

A spokesperson for the Sheriff’s office, Corporal Jon Light reports:


Saturday afternoon, Jan. 23, 2016 4:45 pm: “…Really - everyone ought to stay off the roads unless you are a first responder. I've been doing this stuff for 45 years and I have a heavy 4-wheel drive truck and even I have just stayed home. This stuff is for the young responders... Some days I feel my age. Some days I know my age.”

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Related: Be sure to clear the snow from the fire hydrants: http://kevindayhoffwestgov-net.blogspot.com/2015/02/be-sure-to-clear-snow-from-fire-hydrants.html

Pulling the car out of the snow. An April 2004 cautionary tale video in my collection about a couple of fellas helping someone who got his car stuck in the snow… Wait for it… Wait for it…. https://www.facebook.com/kevindayhoff/videos/10206886842303160/?l=7977495684484721477


A reader asked: “Hi. Do you know if Carroll Co. is under Phase III snow plan?” http://kevindayhoffwestgov-net.blogspot.com/2016/01/a-reader-asked-hi-do-you-know-if.html

Early evening, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

No, in the entire state, only Baltimore City has declared a Phase Three snow emergency.


Post Offices Close Early Due to Winter Storm Jonas Friday, January 22, 2016 http://kevindayhoffwestgov-net.blogspot.com/2016/01/post-offices-close-early-due-to-winter.html

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Update: All services at Grace Lutheran Church in Westminster cancelled for this weekend http://kevindayhoffwestgov-net.blogspot.com/2016/01/grace-lutheran-westminster-sat-eve-and.html

1:33 pm, Saturday, January 22, 2015

At 1:33 this afternoon, it was announced that all services have been cancelled for this weekend. Which is good because everybody needs to stay home and stay off the roads. Just saying.

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Maryland State Police: Caution Urged As Snow Storm Moves In Wednesday, January 20, 2016 http://news.maryland.gov/msp/2016/01/20/caution-urged-as-snow-storm-moves-in/ (Pikesville, MD) – Maryland State Police are urging drivers to use caution and think twice before heading out this weekend due to the potential snow storm. http://kevindayhoff.blogspot.com/2016/01/maryland-snowmageddon-snowpocalypse.html

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State of Emergency Declared for Carroll County - Westminster, Saturday, January 23, 2016 8:00 a.m. http://kevindayhoffwestgov-net.blogspot.com/2016/01/state-of-emergency-declared-for-carroll.html


Marylanders Urged to Continue to Stay Off Roads, Prepare for Power Outages http://kevindayhoff.blogspot.com/2016/01/marylanders-urged-to-continue-to-stay.html

Saturday, January 23, 2016



REISTERSTOWN, Md. (January 23, 2016) — Snow continues to fall throughout Maryland and wind gusts have picked up in some areas of the state. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency urges residents to stay off the roads so highway crews can continue plowing operations.

Governor Hogan Closes I-70 and I-270 to Safely Clear the Interstates of Snow

Saturday, January 23, 2016 

Motorists Encouraged to Stay Off All Roads

Police, fire departments prepare for upcoming snowstorm By Heather Mongilio Carroll County Times Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 http://kevindayhoffwestgov-net.blogspot.com/2016/01/police-fire-departments-prepare-for.html

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Area closings and delays for this weekend.


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