Popular Morgan Student Killed in Car Crash- Baltimore


BALTIMORE - A popular Morgan State graduate & another teen are dead after a high-speed crash in Fells Point.




The crash happened at Broadway and Bank Streets around 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
Morgan State officials say the person killed is 23-year-old Julian Benson.

Benson was Mr. Morgan 2010. Administrators say Benson was a very popular and well-loved student.
Counselors are on campus at Morgan State today to help students handle the grief.
Benson was also an intern at the Maryland Transportation Authority in its communications office for the past two years.

"Julian was a wonderful spectacular kid, his loss is devastating. He brought vibrancy and life to our office. We are all shocked to learn the news early this morning, " said MTA Director of Communications and Marketing Jawauna Greene.

Baltimore City police say an 18-year-old girl was also killed in the crash.
Benson was driving a Dodge Durango northbound on Broadway when it crashed into a 1997 Eclipse.
The second victim was a passenger in the Eclipse. Investigators say speed was also a factor.




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