The Ocean City Police Department is currently investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on June 20, 2022, at approximately 9:39 p.m. in the area of 46th Street and Coastal Highway.
Officials said the preliminary investigation determined the pedestrian was in the roadway and not in a marked crosswalk. The vehicle that struck the victim was traveling northbound on Coastal Highway at the time of the collision.
Lifesaving efforts were initiated by police officers and Ocean City EMS, however, the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on the scene. The pedestrian has been identified as Noah Day, 22, of Elkton, MD. The driver, a 44-year-old male from Berlin, MD remained on the scene.
Northbound Coastal Highway traffic from 45th Street to 48th Street was diverted to the alleyway for approximately 3.5 hours while officers processed the scene of the crash.
The Ocean City Traffic Safety Unit is currently investigating to determine the cause of the collision. Alcohol was determined not to be a factor for the driver of the vehicle. The Traffic Safety Unit is asking any individuals with information regarding this incident, to please contact PFC Ramirez at [email protected], to call our Tip Line at 410-520-5136, email us at [email protected] or contact the Police Department directly at 410-723-6610. Please reference case number 2022-002616.