71-year-old man hit by car and killed in Essex

ESSEX, Md. - A senior citizen was struck and killed by a driver in Baltimore County Friday.

Just before 9 p.m., Willard Patrick Hagy Jr., 71, of Essex, stepped in the path of a Hyundai traveling on Back River Neck Road at Poles Road.

The driver of the car, who has not been identified, stayed at the scene with the man before he was transported Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he died.

The incident is being investigated by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team and will later be reviewed by the Baltimore County States Attorney's Office.

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