Glen Burnie man dies in Crain Highway crash

August 04, 1994

A Glen Burnie man was killed and a woman was injured Tuesday night when two vehicles collided at Crain Highway and Greenbranch Lane, county police said.

Claiborne James Bryan, 77, of the 400 block of Woodlake Court was flown by state police MedEvac helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he died at 9:01 p.m. after surgery, police said.

Shortly before 5:30 p.m., Mr. Bryan, was driving south on Crain Highway in his 1986 Ford Aerostar van when he stopped in the left-turn lane at Greenbranch Lane, police reported. Mr. Bryan then drove into the path of a 1994 Chevrolet Astro minivan driven by Barbara Lee Summers, 54, of the 800 block of N. Shore Drive, Glen Burnie, that was westbound on Greenbranch Lane, police said.

Mr. Bryan, who was not wearing a seat belt, struck the steering wheel, police said.

His passenger, Barbara Ann Ryan, 39, of the Woodlake Court address, was taken to North Arundel Hospital and released after being treated for minor injuries. She also was not wearing a seat belt, police reported.

Ms. Summers was not injured.

Compact discs worth $640 stolen from store

Two boys stole $640 worth of compact discs Tuesday night from a Sam Goody store in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway, county police said.

The boys each picked up about four box sets of compact discs and ran out of the store about 8:30 p.m., a store employee told police.

Several patrons in the store gave chase, but were unable to catch the boys, police said.

Gun reported stolen from Glen Burnie home

A Glen Burnie man reported to county police Monday afternoon that a 12-gauge shotgun had been stolen from his home, officials said.

Eugene Hudson, 54, of the 7500 block of Woodhaven Court told police the Smith & Wesson model M-1000 was worth $275.

Police said there was no forced entry at the house. Mr. Hudson, who said he bought the gun last month, told officers he believes someone who has access to his home is responsible for the theft.

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