Driver dies in crash on Route 198

December 27, 1996|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

MARYLAND CITY -- A driver was killed yesterday when a vehicle left the northbound Baltimore-Washington Parkway near Route 198, entered the median strip, struck a bridge abutment and burst into flames, U.S. Park Police in Washington reported.

Park Police said the driver, whose body was severely burned, was transported by an Anne Arundel County ambulance to Laurel Regional Hospital and pronounced dead on arrival shortly after the accident at 10 a.m.

It was not immediately known if the victim was male or female.

Pub Date: 12/27/96

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