Just before 12:30 a.m. ET, a Baltimore County Police Officer on patrol in Essex discovered an adult male pedestrian that had been struck at Eastern Boulevard and Taylor Avenue.
The pedestrian, identified as 45-year-old Peter David Wolinski, of Middle River, was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Wolinski was reportedly crossing Eastern Boulevard at Taylor Avenue when he was struck by a Hyundai Santa Fe that had been traveling east-bound on Eastern Boulevard.
The SUV remained on the scene.
The incident is now under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.