DORCHESTER COUNTY, MD. (THECOUNT) — Larry David Ross Jr, of Easton, Maryland, has been identified as the victim who died Friday after fleeing from a traffic stop in Dorchester County.
Ross, 37, fled a traffic stop on-foot and was later found in “medical distress,” on Friday afternoon in Cambridge, according to arresting officers.
According to officials, police were conducting a traffic stop over an alleged equipment violation on Route 16 near Chesapeake Street in Cambridge, when for unknown reasons, Ross exited the vehicle and fled the scene around 1 p.m. Friday.
Police eventually located Ross who was taken into custody without further incident near Cambridge-South Dorchester High School.
A short time later, Ross requested a drink of water while “sweating profusely,” according to police.
Ross was subsequently transported to a nearby hospital where he later pronounced dead.
Ross’ cause of death has not yet been provided by officials.
The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Dorchester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. At the 2010 census, the population was 32,618. Its county seat is Cambridge. The county was formed in 1669 and named for the Earl of Dorset, a family friend of the Calverts – Wikipedia.