Arundel Digest

ARUNDEL DIGEST

October 16, 2003

Lusby man killed near Lothian as van leaves road, hits tree

A Pepco employee was killed Tuesday afternoon when the company van he was driving veered off southbound Route 4 near Lothian and smashed into a tree, Anne Arundel County police said yesterday.

Allan Edward Foxwell, 51, was returning from work to his home in Lusby, Calvert County, when he lost control of the 1998 Ford Econoline van, police said. The van traveled about 130 feet off the road before striking the tree.

There was no evidence that he had been speeding or tried to brake before the accident, police said, and he was wearing his seatbelt.

Foxwell was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the 2:10 p.m. accident, police said.

Hazardous waste drop-off set for Saturday in Severn

The last household hazardous waste drop-off day of the year will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Millersville landfill and resource recovery facility in Severn.

County residents are encouraged to bring hazardous items to the landfill for recycling or proper disposal. Items accepted at the site include oven cleaners, wood preservatives, pesticides, flammable liquids, oil-based paint, fluorescent light fixtures, batteries and disinfectants.

All unwanted hazardous products should be kept in their original containers and placed in a cardboard box in the back seat or trunk. Licensed professionals will be available at the drop-off station to remove the boxes from vehicles.

The free service is provided by the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works. The landfill is at 389 Burns Crossing Road in Severn.

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