A 25-year-old Dundalk man was killed over the weekend when the car in which he was a passenger went out of control on the Beltway near the Belair Road overpass and overturned after striking a guardrail, State Police said.
David Edward Elbon, of the 1700 block of Burnham Road, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Police said the driver, Diana Lynn Bauman, 27, of the 2800 block of Plainfield Ave. in Dundalk, was eastbound on the inner loop of the Beltway at a high rate of speed about 2 a.m. Sunday when she lost control of the car and it drifted from the middle lane to the left lane.
The car, a 1990 Mitsubishi, then struck a guardrail and overturned, police said.
Ms. Bauman was treated for injuries at Franklin Square Hospital and released, police said.
Police said speed and driver error contributed to the crash and said multiple traffic charges against Ms. Bauman were pending.
State Police at Pikesville said today the number of people killed on Maryland roadways so far this year stands at 74, compared with 84 for the same period last year.