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By Brent Jones | brent.jones@baltsun.com and Baltimore Sun reporter | March 15, 2010
A 46-year-old Pasadena man was killed Sunday morning after he lost control of his car during a drag race and slammed into a tree, Anne Arundel County police said. Stanley Johnson of the 4600 block of Mountain Road was traveling west on Route 100 near Catherine Avenue in his Chevy Camaro about 7:20 a.m. when the accident happened. Police say Johnson attempted to initiate a race with another vehicle and swerved off the road shortly after accelerating. The victim was trapped inside the car, according to police.
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By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun | April 10, 2014
A car accident has snarled traffic Thursday afternoon along Eastern Avenue in Essex, Baltimore County police said. About 12:30 p.m., a Toyota Camry and a Yellow Cab were involved in accident at Eastern Avenue and Island Point Road, police said. Three adults were in the Camry while only the driver was in the cab. All four were transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, police said. Police did not say what caused the accident, but said they were investigating.
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By Jim Joyner, The Baltimore Sun | February 11, 2013
A math teacher at Manchester Valley High School in Carroll County died Monday in a car accident that also involved a private school bus. Devin Michael Spence, 24, of Westminster, was killed in the crash when his 2001 Ford Focus collided with the bus, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. Five students and a driver were on the bus, which was transporting students to Delone Catholic High School in Pennsylvania. No one on the bus was injured. According to the Sheriff's Office, the accident occurred just before 7 a.m. on Sullivan Road near its intersection with Route 27, between Westminster and Manchester.
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By Glenn Graham, The Baltimore Sun | April 9, 2014
The sound would loudly and routinely resonate from the Bel Air sideline, a declaration of good fortune for the school's boys lacrosse team: "Yanneee!" While none of the Bobcats had any idea what it meant, they all knew what was coming next: a chest bump of epic proportion. That's how Bel Air coach Scoop Kelly celebrated a big goal, his passion for lacrosse and for his beloved program on full display in a sudden burst of excitement. But the big goals that would have called for Kelly's sideline celebration haven't been the same this season.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | August 14, 2012
A Bel Air man was seriously injured in a single car accident in Joppa Sunday afternoon, firefighters and EMS personnel at the scene said. The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Clayton Road near Kates Lane, according to a Harford County Sheriff's Office accident report. Firefighters and EMS personnel said they arrived to find a 2008 Honda that had overturned, trapping the adult male driver, who was identified in the subsequent accident report as Mark Stephen Vananzo, 50, of Shoreham Court in Bel Air. The report states the vehicle overturned "several times.
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March 19, 2012
A Hagerstown teenager died following a single-car crash in Clear Spring, Maryland State Police said. Authorities said they were called to the accident on National Pike, near Garrow Drive, early Sunday. They found an overturned Buick Reatta off the roadway, with the driver trapped inside. The driver was extricated from the vehicle and taken to the Meritus Medical Center, where he later died, according to police. Authorities identified the victim as 17-year-old Quinn Hoover. He attended Washington County Technical High School, according to The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2011
At about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Harford County sheriff's deputies responded to an accident on southbound Interstate 95 between the Edgewood and Bel Air exits, under the Route 24 overpass, police said in a statement. A 2001 Dodge Stratus was headed south in the highway's middle lane when it was cut off, police said, causing the driver to lose control. The Stratus subsequently stalled in a lane that acts as both an entrance and exit ramp. The driver could not restart the car and walked to safety on the right side of the road, police said.
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Sports Digest | December 29, 2013
Et cetera Ex-lacrosse goalie Testa killed in car accident Former Connecticut women's lacrosse player Brittney Testa died in a car accident Friday morning. The Journal Inquirer in Manchester, Conn., reported that Testa was driving on River Road in Willington just before 9 a.m. when she lost control of her car and it rolled over. She was pronounced dead at the scene; the accident remained under investigation as of Saturday. Testa was a member of UConn's 2013 class. On the UConn website, her hometown was listed as Bridgewater, Vt., about an hour south of Montpelier.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2012
A reserve freshman quarterback on the Navy football team is in a Miami, Fla., hospital in critical condition after he was injured in a single-vehicle accident Thanksgiving night. According to a report Sunday in the Annapolis Capital , Ralph Montalvo was put in a medically-induced coma after being transported to the Kendall Regional Medical Center. Navy athletic spokesman Scott Strasemeier said Sunday night that he received a text message from Montalvo's family saying that "he showed more improvement today" but that he remains in the medically-induced coma.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | September 4, 2011
Eight people were injured when at least one vehicle hit pedestrians north of Crofton, a fire official said Saturday night. The collision happened on the northbound side of Route 3 near the intersection of Johns Hopkins Road, said Lt. Keith Hamilton, a spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. A 30-year-old man was flown to the trauma center at Prince George's Hospital Center with life-threatening injuries and a 13-year-old girl was driven to pediatric trauma at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, he said.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | March 25, 2014
A former Navy football player whose career was ended prematurely after he sustained a brain injury in a car accident said Monday night that he plans to come to Baltimore next week to comfort a former teammate who is now in a coma after brain surgery Saturday. Freshman slotback Will McKamey collapsed during a noncontact practice in Annapolis and was flown by medical helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he underwent surgery to relieve a blood clot on his brain. McKamey, who is from Knoxville, Tenn., has shown “little response” since then, according to his parents.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | March 25, 2014
As Rafi Montalvo was recovering last fall from a brain injury he sustained in a near-fatal car accident, the former Navy quarterback talked with teammate Will McKamey about his own return to the football field. McKamey, then a freshman, became an inspiration for Montalvo during his rehabilitation. When he was a senior at Grace Christian Academy in Knoxville, Tenn., in the fall of 2012, McKamey had collapsed during a playoff game and was hopitalized for several days after suffering from a blood clot that caused bleeding and swelling of his brain.
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By Glenn Graham and The Baltimore Sun | March 19, 2014
3 Consecutive Hereford senior classes that have won state titles in each of their four years. Last year, the Bulls won their state record sixth-straight Class 3A/2A championship. 6 Goals defending Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference champion Loyola fell behind against Boys' Latin at the start of last year's title game before rallying to win, 10-9. 100 Career wins for Bel Air coach John Edward “Scoop” Kelly II, who died in February from complications from a car accident.
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By Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com | March 6, 2014
Prince George's County police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Contee Road in Laurel on Wednesday, according to the department's blog.  The victim is identified as Maurice Michael Barnes, 32, of the 13100 block of Larchdale Road in Laurel, police said. According to police, patrol officers were called to the 8600 block of Contee Road to a report of a car accident around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday.  Police said both of the drivers were taken to the hospital with serious injuries, and  Barnes later died of his injuries.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | February 27, 2014
When Airman Steven Doty was the first to rush to the scene of a downed helicopter in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan, he didn't consider the possibility that he might have been putting his own life in jeopardy. On May 3, 2010, a Russian aircraft bringing supplies to Kalagush, a military base that had been the target of several attacks, dropped suddenly to the ground as a result of mechanical failures. Doty, who worked at the base, leaped into action after observing the crash on a monitor at the base's joint operations command center.
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By Glenn Graham, The Baltimore Sun | February 15, 2014
Bel Air boys lacrosse coach Scoop Kelly, 40, died at his home in Bel Air on Saturday morning. Kelly, born Feb. 19, 1973, was in a serious car accident early in the week, but had returned home from the hospital and was recovering. It was unclear on Saturday whether the accident played a role in Kelly's death. "His commitment to the kids was fantastic," Bel Air athletic director Phyllis Hemmes said. "That's always where his focus was - on the boys and their futures. He's a very caring person.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | January 26, 2012
A man died Thursday after he was involved in a two-car accident near Owings Mills Mall, police said. The 25-year-old man, whose name has not yet been released, was making a left turn from a private driveway onto southbound Red Run Boulevard when his Honda Civic was struck by a northbound Volkswagen Passat, according to Baltimore County Police. The accident occurred about 7:45 a.m. He was taken to Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Passat suffered minor injuries, police said.
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By Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun | February 12, 2014
Rafi Montalvo, whose career as a Navy quarterback was put on hold when he was seriously hurt in a car accident on Thanksgiving night in 2012, said Wednesday that he has left the academy and will no longer try to play football. Montalvo, 21, returned to his family's home in South Florida last month and was told by doctors at the University of Miami last week that he would be at risk if he played football again because of the scarring he sustained on his brain as a result of the accident.
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Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | January 12, 2014
An 18-year-old man was found in his crashed car in West Baltimore Saturday night with a gunshot wound to his head, Baltimore police said. Officers investigating a car accident at 8:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Cooks Lane found the unidentified man. The car had crashed into a telephone pole. The victim is being treated at an area hospital. Detectives with the Southwest district are investigating. Several hours later, a 20-year-old woman was treated for a graze wound to the chest after she was hit by a bullet while standing in the street early Sunday morning.
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