The driver killed while trying to ram a stolen car through a security checkpoint at the National Security Agency headquarters was a Baltimore resident with a criminal history for robbery and prostitution.
robbery [ˈrɒbərɪ] - грабёж
to ram – врезаться, таранить
security checkpoint – контрольно-пропускной пункт
resident [ˈrezɪdənt] – постоянно проживающий; жительHe and another person had just stolen the car from a 60-year-old man who had picked them up and checked into a motel.
to steal (stole - stolen) - красть
to check into – зарегистрироваться Both people in the car were wearing women's clothing but not to disguise themselves.
to disguise [dɪsˈgaɪz] oneself - замаскироватьсяPolice opened fire on the pair after the driver did not stop, did not follow instructions to turn back from the NSA gates and rammed into a police car.
The other person in the car was injured, as was an officer working the security checkpoint.
injured [ˈɪndʒəd] - раненый
The injured officer was released from the hospital after treatment.
Authorities believe the pair might have ended up on the base by mistake.
might [maɪt] - возможно