UPDATED: Driver Arrested in Berlin Area Hit & Run
UPDATED 10/13/22 – The victim, Terri Wattay, died Monday at University of Maryland Hospital.
A hit and run involving a pedestrian in Worcester County is under investigation by Maryland State Police. Police were notified of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Grays Corner Road. Police located 59 year old Terri Wattay of Berlin on the ground off the north side of the roadway – she was taken to AGH in Berlin and flown to University of Maryland Shock Trauma.
Evidence from the scene led police a vehicle parked in a nearby driveway with damage to match the parts found at the crash scene and to 62 year old Russell Kimball of Berlin who told police he swerved to miss a dog. Police believe Wattay was walking her dog at the time of the incident – the dog was not injured.
Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation and consultation with the Worcester County State’s Attorney’s Office.