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October 4, 1990
A Mount Airy driver was killed yesterday in Washington County when his car slowed to turn left and was struck from behind.State police said Enoch Andrew Harlan, 30, was driving north on Route 63 south of Huyett about 6 a.m. when struck by a car driven by Mary Louise Boles, 55, of Williamsport. The impact sent his car into the southbound lane where it was run over by a dump truck driven by Ricky D. Burger, 31, of Hagerstown.
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | February 1, 2014
A 54-year-old man was pronounced dead Saturday after his car ran into a curb and overturned in Columbia. Henry Walter Atkins III, of Severna Park, suffered from a medical condition that may have caused him to lose control of his 2005 Ford pickup, Howard County police said. Atkins was driving his truck northeast on Columbia Gateway Drive near Robert Fulton Drive at about 1:20 p.m. when the vehicle left the road, struck an embankment and flipped onto its side, police said. A Howard County Fire & Rescue vehicle driving in the opposite direction had to swerve to avoid being hit, police said.
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By Heather Tepe and Heather Tepe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 10, 2000
TEN YEARS ago, Brandon Silveriahad the world at his fingertips. A 17-year-old student at Los Gatos High School in Los Gatos, Calif., he got good grades. He was an accomplished athlete. He had a girlfriend, a job and a car. "I was invincible," he said. "Nothing was going to happen to me. Wrong." While driving home from a party where he had been drinking, Silveria was in a car accident. "I'll be paying for my choices for the rest of my life," he said. Last week, with the help of his father, Tony Silveria, Brandon told his story to students at Wilde Lake High School, urging them to resist peer pressure and make the right choices.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2013
A Baltimore County police officer was injured after crashing a patrol car into a tree in Catonsville late Wednesday night, according to county police. Shortly before midnight, Officer Tia Bynum, 28, of Catonsville, was traveling westbound on Route 40 with her patrol vehicle's lights and sirens activated, responding to a call for assistance from another officer, said Louise Rogers-Feher, a police spokeswoman. As Bynum, a six-year veteran of the force, began entering the intersection of Route 40 and Coleridge Road against a red traffic light, another vehicle heading south on Coleridge which had a green light entered the intersection, Rogers-Feher said.
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November 10, 1994
A Crofton youth was in serious but stable condition yesterday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center after his car hit a depression in the road and skidded into a tree Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.Matthew Adam Taylor, 16, of the 1600 block of Portabello Court, broke both legs and received other injuries, police said. He was trapped in the car and had to be removed by county firefighters. U.S. Park Police flew him by helicopter to Shock Trauma.He had been driving a 1990 Pontiac Lemans east on Patuxent Road in Odenton when his car hit the depression, bottomed out and went out of control, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 13, 1997
Two brothers were injured, one critically, when their speeding car hit a barrier and crashed in the northbound lanes of the Jones Falls Expressway yesterday afternoon, city police said.The accident halted northbound traffic on the JFX for nearly two hours. It left the driver, Dwayne M. Ashe, 20, of the 7100 block of Bexhill Road, in critical condition at Sinai Hospital with head injuries, authorities said.His brother, Glen Ashe, 27, of the same address, was being treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where a spokesman said he was likely to be sent home by today.
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November 9, 2007
State police yesterday released the name of the man who died Wednesday after his car hit a tree and burst into flames near the northbound lane of Route 702 leading to the Beltway. Police said Wayne Edward Keim, 44, of the first block of Mersey Court in Essex was driving a 2008 Toyota about 5 a.m. when he lost control. Police said the impact caused the car to catch fire and that the vehicle's gas tank exploded.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | June 11, 1996
A 16-year-old died Saturday after the car he was working on in the driveway of his Bowleys Quarters home slipped off a jack and fell on him.Baltimore County police said yesterday that the death of Aaron Schmidt, of the 3700 block of Red Grove Road, was an accident.Police said the car hit the youth on the head about 3: 30 p.m. He died at 4: 30 p.m. at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.Pub Date: 6/11/96
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | August 23, 1997
A Columbia man was killed Thursday when his car hit a utility pole along Route 108 in Ellicott City.Howard County police said Wayne Leroy Wilson, 41, of the 5400 block of Harpers Farm Road was pronounced dead at the scene.Police said Wilson was driving east on Route 108 about 2 p.m. when his 1983 Ford Capri crested a slight rise in the road. A trash vehicle and several other cars were stopped ahead.To avoid hitting the vehicles, Wilson skidded across the center line, just east of Eliots Oak Road, and hit the pole.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 17, 2003
An Annapolis teen-ager was killed early yesterday in Pasadena after being partially ejected through the sunroof of her mother's Mercedes, which was being driven by another teen, police said. Holly Channing Wyatt, 17, of the 1300 block of Bay Ave. was riding in the back of her mother's 1990 Mercedes 300 SEL when the car, driven by a Severna Park 16-year-old, ran off Jumpers Hole Road near Benfield Road while going north just after 3 a.m. The car hit a tree and rolled over, police said. Officer Charles Ravenell, Anne Arundel County police spokesman, said police are investigating the accident's cause.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | December 27, 2012
A car that crashed near the Washington Monument onl Thursday morning overturned, injuring a passenger and damaging a wall at the historic Mount Vernon park. The flipped-over four-door gray sedan blocked traffic on Washington Place just south of the 178-foot column to West Centre Street for at least an hour while police investigated and roped off a damaged stone wall in the park's South Garden. Two men were in the car, which was a rental vehicle licensed in Connecticut, when the driver fell asleep and crashed into the wall, causing the car to flip over, police spokesman Detective Vernon Davis said.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | July 18, 2012
An early-morning crash in Cockeysville on Wednesday claimed the life of one man and sent another to the hospital. Joshua G. Gustin, 34, of the 900 block of Crosswind Place in Cockeysville, was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene at 5:16 a.m. He was a passenger in a Volkswagen Jetta, driven by Stephen C. Kirsch Jr., 23, of the unit block of Valley Frost Court, also in Cockeysville. The accident occurred about 5 a.m., when Kirsch veered off the road and struck a tree at the intersection of Old York Road and Glenberry Court, north of Paper Mill Road, police said.
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By Candus Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | March 20, 2012
Jonathan Browning built his career on four wheels, but his passion rides on two. Browning, Volkswagen Group of America's top executive, doesn't see why cars and bikes can't — to steal a slogan from the automaker — coexist on the road of life. "Almost every family in the country has a car and a bike in some condition in the garage," said Browning Tuesday morning as he sat in the lobby of a downtown Baltimore hotel, cycling helmet in his hands and a blue Volkswagen jersey stretched across his lean torso.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | February 21, 2012
Two people were killed Tuesday afternoon in a head-on collision in Randallstown, police said. At about 2:20 p.m. a sedan being driven by Melvin Bettis III, a 22-year-old from the 4700 block of Old Court Road in Pikesville, crossed over the center turn lane on McDonogh Road near Star Circle, according to Baltimore County Police. Bettis' car collided with an oncoming sedan driven by Andre Murphy, 60, who lived in the 7400 block of Rockridge Road in Pikesville. Both drivers were killed in the crash.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | February 8, 2012
A Baltimore police officer and a pedestrian were hurt Wednesday evening after the officer's car hit a pole in West Baltimore, police said. Around 7:30 p.m., the officer's car struck a pole near the intersection of West Franklin Street and Edmondson Avenue and the officer suffered minor injuries, according to a statement from Detective Jeremy Silbert. The pedestrian, who was struck either by the car or debris at the scene, was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries that are not expected to be life threatening, he said.
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By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | December 11, 2011
An Ellicott City man died early Sunday in a single-vehicle crash in Howard County, police said. Jong Han Lee, 32, of the 300 block of Bethany Lane, was killed on Old Frederick Road at Weatherstone Drive when the 2011 Nissan 370Z he was driving left the road, struck a tree and overturned, police said. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The crash is under investigation, but police said speed appeared to be a factor.
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January 12, 1992
Two people were killed Friday morning in a Two-car collosion after on motorist lost control of her car on an icy patch on Route 136 northof Churchville, state police said.Jennifer L. McDougall, 43, of Darlington, and Raymond L. Roberts Sr., 32, of Bel Air were pronounced dead at the scene of the 6:40 a.m. accident, which happened near Deer Creek, police said.Police said McDougall was driving a 1986 Mercury Cougar south on Route 136 when the car hit a patch of ice and slid sideways into the path of Roberts' 1986 Chevrolet pickup, police said.
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By Rebekah Brown, The Baltimore Sun | August 5, 2011
A Baltimore police officer was injured on southbound Interstate 83 Thursday evening when her patrol car was rear-ended by another vehicle. Police said the accident occurred shortly after 8 p.m. as the Northern District patrol officer was helping a motorist with a disabled vehicle near 28 t h Street. Police could not confirm whether the officer was inside her cruiser at the time. Detective Kevin Brown, a police spokesman, said the officer suffered minor injuries, including scrapes to the elbow and leg. "She was taken to the hospital as a precaution and released shortly thereafter," Brown said.
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