Worker, 72, Dies After Being Struck Along BW Parkway While Mowing Grass

The road worker who was struck along the Baltimore-Washington Parkway earlier this week has died, police say.

Joseph Benjamin Edmonds, 72, was using a lawn tractor Tuesday afternoon when he was hit by a car near Route 410 in Riverdale, Maryland, U.S. Park Police said Thursday.

Edmonds was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died.

Edmonds, of Annandale, Virginia, was an employee of Davey Commercial Landscape Service, a contractor for the National Park Service, police said.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, police said Thursday.

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