Two people were killed in unrelated traffic accidents yesterday, State Police report. One of the victims was an 85-year-old Anne Arundel County man whose car was struck broadside by a truck on an exit ramp leading to Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie.
Also, a 56-year-old Hagerstown man was killed, State Police said.
Lamberto Hector Dori, of the 1900 block of Main Ave. in Pasadena, was driving a 1985 Toyota Camry on an exit ramp leading from Md. 100 to eastbound Quarterfield Road at about 4:42 p.m. when he apparently failed to yield to oncoming traffic, Anne Arundel police said.
Mr. Dori's car was struck broadside by an eastbound Ford truck driven by a woman whose name was not immediately available, police said.
Police said Mr. Dori was flown to the Maryland Shock-Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he died.
The driver of the truck was not seriously injured, police said. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
Claude J. Bryant Jr., of Hagerstown, was driving a 1991 Honda north on Interstate 81 near Md. 58 about a mile west of Hagerstown shortly after 4 p.m. when the car left the roadway and struck a tree in the median, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Mr. Bryant was taken to Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, where he was pronounced dead from multiple injuries.
State Police at Pikesville said the fatalities brought to 61 the number of people killed on Maryland roads so far this year, the same number as at this time last year.