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Blind Man Struck, Killed While Walking on Street in Maryland

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    Blind Man Struck, Killed While Walking on Street in Maryland
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    Authorities say a blind man was struck and killed by a motorist at a Maryland intersection.

    Maryland State Police say the incident occurred about 8:45 p.m. Friday on Ridge Road at Windermere Way in Mount Airy.

    Investigator say 49-year-old Rodney L. Featherstone, who is blind and was wearing dark clothing, was in the northbound lanes of Ridge Road when he was struck by a Ford van.

    Police say Featherstone was directly in the travel path of the van, whose driver was unable to avoid him.

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    Featherstone died later at Carroll Hospital Center.

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