A 37-year-old man died Wednesday night after his car hit a tree in Laurel, Howard County police said. Kevin Michael Aldridge of the 3300 block of Old Line Ave. in Laurel was eastbound on Gorman Road, east of Murray Hill Road, about 9 p.m. when his Volkswagen Jetta went off the road and struck a tree. He was taken to Greater Laurel Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The investigation was continuing, police said.
- Liz F. Kay