Route 29 Batman, 51-Year-Old Lenny Robinson, Fatally Struck By Car Off I-70

Baltimore Batman, 51-Year-Old Lenny Robinson, Fatally Struck By Car Off I-70

The 51-year-old man known as the “Route 29 Batman” has died after his was fatally struck by a car on I-70 Sunday night near Hagerstown.


Lenny B. Robinson was checking the engine after his Batmobile broke down when he was struck.

Robinson, of Owings Mills, drove a black Lamborghini and dressed as Batman to visit sick children at local hospitals.

Maryland State Police confirmed his death Monday morning in a press release.

The accident occurred just after 10:30 p.m. along eastbound I-70 west of Big Pool Road. Although Robinson was driving his Lamborghini, he was not dressed in costume at the time of his death.

A Toyota Camry driven by 39-year-old Mark Kartman struck Robinson, state police report. Kartman, of Charlottsville, Va. was not injured.

Police continue to investigate the crash.

Robinson became a viral sensation three years ago when he was pulled over in Silver Spring by Montgomery County police in full super hero costume.

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