Regional Digest

Regional Digest

July 17, 2004|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

Motorcycle crash kills 32-year-old from Harford Co.

A motorcyclist from Harford County was killed early yesterday morning when he failed to negotiate a curve on Philadelphia Road near Gunpowder Falls State Park in the Bradshaw area of northeastern Baltimore County, police said.

Ricky Allen Gavoni, 32, of the 2900 block of Kingsmark Court in Abingdon, was heading east near Jones Road about 1:20 a.m. when, for unknown reasons, he ran off the road, was thrown from his motorcycle and struck a pole, police said. Police said he died at the scene.

In Carroll County

Three from Frederick hurt in accident on I-70

Three Frederick landscaping workers were seriously injured yesterday when their pickup truck and trailer overturned on Interstate 70.

State police said that the driver of a pickup truck pulling a piece of earthmoving equipment lost control about 3:45 p.m. after getting onto I-70 at the Route 27 interchange in Mount Airy. The truck and trailer jackknifed.

The three passengers in the vehicle were flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center and were in serious condition, police said.

The accident stopped traffic on the highway, but no other vehicles were involved in the crash. Traffic had returned to normal by 5 p.m.

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