Pedestrian Found Walking On I-795: Police Have IDed Him
OWINGS MILLS, MD – After a man was found walking along Interstate 795 recently, police said they needed help identifying him. One week after he was located, officials with Maryland State Police say they have reunited the man with his family.
The man was found walking on I-795 near Owings Mills Boulevard around 9 p.m. on Friday, July 22, officials said. He was only wearing black shorts when he was located, after troopers were called to handle a pedestrian on the interstate.
Authorities said the man needed medical attention and could not remember his name or contact information for family members. He was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment and still could not remember his identity, police said on Thursday, July 28.
The man was reunited with his family before noon on Friday, July 29, according to police.
"The family is extremely thankful for the overwhelming help from the public and is asking for privacy at this time," Maryland State Police said in a statement.