Jogger Killed by Dundalk Driver in Perryville Tuesday

Police said the jogger was wearing a reflective vest and they are still investigating the Jan. 29 incident.

A Perryville man died Tuesday after being hit by a car while jogging on Pulaski Highway near Jackson Station Road, Maryland State Police confirmed Wednesday.

Police said that Anthony Brian Marks was jogging on the right-hand shoulder of the road, wearing a reflective vest, at 9:45 p.m. on Jan. 29 when an SUV hit him.

Multiple people called in the incident Tuesday night, and police shut down US Route 40 eastbound for an investigation for several hours.

Tinette Denise Curry-Johnson of Dundalk was driving east on US Route 40 in her Mercury SUV when "for an unknown reason, [she] traveled on the shoulder, striking Marks," police said in a prepared statement.

Marks was declared dead at the scene, according to the statement.

Officers interviewed Curry-Johnson at the Maryland State Police North East Barrack, and police said the investigation is ongoing. According to Maryland State Police spokesman Greg Shipley, no charges have been filed.

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Francis January 31, 2013 at 04:52 PM
Texting while driving?
Al Day January 31, 2013 at 05:30 PM
Jogging while texting??
Francis January 31, 2013 at 06:55 PM
LOL That would be hard to do.
Jimmie February 01, 2013 at 12:35 AM
He was not texting while he was running.I knew Tony quite well.He did not deserve this.
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