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Boy, 15, struck and killed while crossing street

Friday - 12/21/2012, 6:35pm  ET

LAUREL, Md. - A 15-year-old high school freshman has died after he was struck by a car in Laurel.

Anne Arundel County police say Jaelin Ashe of Laurel was struck around 6 a.m. Thursday while crossing Laurel-Fort Meade Road. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Police say Ashe was in a crosswalk but did not follow signals advising pedestrians to stop before crossing the road.

Ashe was a 9th-grader at Meade High School, where he was part of the Army ROTC program and the junior varsity football team.

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