Calvert Co. teen dies when car hits pole in Lothian

March 26, 1998|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

An 18-year-old Calvert County man died yesterday morning in Lothian after he lost control of his car and struck a utility pole, county police said.

Police said Bruce Joseph Brown of Huntingtown died at the scene after his 1985 Chevy Camaro struck the utility pole just before 5: 15 a.m.

Brown was northbound on Southern Maryland Boulevard north of Lower Pindell Road when his car veered to the left, police said.

Police said he steered sharply to the right, lost control and struck the pole on the driver's side.

The impact broke the car in two, police said.

Pub Date: 3/26/98

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