22-year-old firefighter killed in fatal pedestrian crash in Ocean City

A 22-year-old Elkton man, a volunteer firefighter, died after being struck by a car in Ocean City Monday night.

The incident occurred in the area of 46th Street and Coastal Highway at about 9:40 p.m., as a 44-year-old Berlin man was driving north on Coastal Highway, according to police. The victim, 22-year-old Noah Day, was “in the roadway and not in a marked crosswalk” when he was struck, police said.

According to social media posts from various Maryland fire companies, Day was a volunteer firefighter for the North East Fire Company. The annual Maryland State Firemen’s Convention is taking place in Ocean City June 18 – 23.

Despite lifesaving efforts by police and EMS, Day was pronounced dead at the scene. Alcohol was not a contributing factor for the driver, police said.

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