November 13, 1991
A 23-year-old Taneytown woman died yesterday when a loaded dump truck swerved into her path on Md. 140 between Westminster and Taneytown.Maryland State Police said the victim, Lora McKinney Harber, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.Police said Harber was driving her Ford Ranger truck north on Md. 140 at Pleasant Valley Road shortly after 2:30 p.m. when she reached an area where a state highway crew was painting traffic lines, causing a slowdown in the southbound lanes.A southbound dump truck driven by Kenneth Love, 32, also of Taneytown, was attempting to slow for the traffic congestion when it crossed the center line, striking the front of Harber's pickup on the driver's side.
September 15, 1996
Articles in the Sept. 15 and 18 editions of The Sun gave incorrect information about a car accident that killed Wybiena Uden, a 28-year-old exercise rider from Holland. The Sept. 13 accident occurred at the intersection of Dorsey Run Road and Junction Drive in Annapolis Junction in Howard County.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 9/21/96A Laurel woman was killed early Saturday in the Annapolis Junction section of Howard County when her car collided with a dump truck.County police said Wybina Uden, 28, was traveling east on Junction Drive when she failed to yield in making a left turn onto Dorsey Run Road.
October 12, 2000
A Virginia man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore yesterday after the dump truck he was driving drifted off a private drive on Sheppard Lane in Clarksville and tipped over, Howard County police said. James Everhart, 34, of Purcellville was unconscious at the scene and was taken to the hospital with a possible neck injury, police spokeswoman Sherry Llewellyn said. Police are investigating whether a medical condition might have caused Everhart to drift off the road while at the wheel of the three-axle dump truck.
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.
July 4, 1995
Two women were killed yesterday afternoon when a 5-ton Anne Arundel County dump truck struck their Chevette near Annapolis and Oakton roads, county police said.It was the second fatal accident involving a county dump truck in a little more than a month.The car driver, Blanche Viola Pleyo, 69, of the 300 block of Nevada Ave. in Odenton and her passenger, Philis Ellen Hodgeson, 66, of the 500 block of Patuxent Road in Odenton were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Their 1984 Chevrolet Chevette was nearly demolished, the hood almost sheared off and the front end crushed, police said.
August 6, 2002
A Taneytown man was in serious but stable condition yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after the dump truck he was driving plunged into a ravine near Anne Arundel Medical Center's Sajak Pavilion in Annapolis. The man, 41, suffered head, neck and back injuries when the truck he was driving during work on Medical Parkway suddenly went up a dirt construction road and down about 50 feet into the excavation site about 1 p.m., said Anne Arundel Fire Department Division Chief John M. Scholz.