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May 26, 1991
Dennis T. Houck, 25, of Aberdeen, was killed Thursday when the car he was driving crashed into a telephone pole in Churchville, state police at Benson said.The crash occurred at 1:30 a.m. on Route 136 near Deer Creek Road, police said.Houck was driving a 1975 Ford Granada north on Route 136 when he tried to pass a van driven by Mark B. Holecheck, 35, of Pylesville ina no-passing zone, police said.Houck's car sideswiped the van asit crossed the center lane, police said. The car then traveled alongthe shoulder and crashed into the pole.
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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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August 6, 1996
An Eldersburg woman was killed early Saturday after her car veered off Route 99 near Marriottsville and hit a traffic sign post and a telephone pole, police said.Linda Catherine Fox, 54, was traveling west on Route 99 shortly after midnight when her Pontiac Grand Am went off the road about a mile west of Marriottsville Road and hit the sign post, police said.The car then hit a telephone pole, which split in half. The road was closed for seven hours.Fox was pronounced dead at the scene.The crash remains under investigation, police said.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | January 2, 2014
All lanes are open on MD 136 in the Dublin area after the clearing of an early morning single vehicle crash on Thursday, Maryland State Police said. The state Department of Transportation reported at 3:07 a.m. that the single-vehicle incident shut down lanes in both directions on MD 136 between Dublin Road and Deerfield Road. Officials at the State Police Bel Air Barracks said that the vehicle crashed into a telephone pole, but added that there were no injuries and said the road was reopened around 8:30 a.m. In other traffic incidents, DOT said that due to a Dec. 30 utility problem on Washington Boulevard in Baltimore City, two northbound traffic lanes and two northbound shoulders remain closed at Bush Street on Thursday morning.
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June 26, 1997
Two Sykesville teen-agers were injured Tuesday when their car slammed into a telephone pole on Arrington Road east of Sykesville, state police said.The driver, Wesley N. Griffin, 19, of the 600 block of Falmouth Court was taken to Carroll County General Hospital, where he was treated and released, a hospital spokeswoman said yesterday.A passenger, Kurt M. Long, 18, of the 7000 block of Carmae Road declined treatment, police said.Investigators said the 1987 Honda was traveling west on Arrington Road, when the driver lost control, crossed the roadway and veered into the pole.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 13, 2010
A man was killed after driving into a telephone pole in Dundalk Friday morning, Baltimore County police said. The man, who has not been identified, was driving a Chrysler Sebring when the car struck the pole just before 9:30 a.m. in the 7500 block of Holabird Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No additional details were released Friday. jkanderson@baltsun.com
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,SUN STAFF | August 21, 1997
Drought and rain shared the blame yesterday when a Brooklyn Park telephone pole caught fire and a transformer exploded nearby, rattling the nerves of area residents -- and briefly cutting off power to some of them."
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | August 8, 2011
Two teenagers were injured in a single-car crash Monday afternoon in Columbia, after an 18-year-old driver left the roadway and slammed into a telephone pole. Daniel Howard Baker, of the 6000 block of Mellow Wine Way in Columbia, was driving a 1996 Acura southeast on the 8000 block of Harriet Tubman Lane when the collision occurred shortly after 4 p.m., according to Howard County police. He was transported via Maryland State Police helicopter to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was listed in critical condition.
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October 3, 1995
A Washington, D.C., man was killed Saturday when the car he was driving hit a telephone pole and a concrete wall near the intersection of General's Highway and Veteran's Highway, county police said yesterday.Police said Troy Donahue Tennyson, 33, of the 3100 block of Pennsylvania Ave., was driving north on Generals Highway approaching Veterans Highway just after 12:45 a.m. when his car struck the curb on the right side of the road, bounced sideways over another curb, slammed into a telephone pole, spun around and crashed into a concrete wall.
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By From Staff Reports | June 26, 1994
Uniontown Road between Westminster and Uniontown was closed for two hours Thursday night as county workers cleared debris from an accident in which a car ran off the road and severed a telephone pole.The driver, Stephen E. Haines of Taneytown, lost control of his 1984 Ford after a bee "struck him in the face," a state police report said.BAfter hitting the telephone pole, Mr. Haines' vehicle came to rest against a tree.Donora L. Dingman, Bell Atlantic's manager of external affairs for Carroll County, said no customers lost phone service as a result of the accident.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2013
The Baltimore County police bomb squad was called to Cockeysville on Thursday for a suspicious package that turned out to be a block of wood with tape wrapped around it. Officers were called at 10:55 a.m. to Wight Avenue, near York Road where the wood was found near a telephone pole, a police spokeswoman said. The roads were closed while police investigated, but they reopened around noon. No one was injured. jkanderson@baltsun.com twitter.com/janders5
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | January 24, 2012
One person has died and three others are injured following a three-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Cockeysville, police said. Aaron Nathaniel McCoy Jr., 20, of the 4000 block of Cedardale Road in Baltimore, was killed when he drove into oncoming traffic while trying to elude police, who suspected him in a burglary, according to a statement Tuesday evening from Baltimore County Police. Around 2:30 p.m., police responded to a burglary in the 3200 block of Vance Road in Monkton and received a report that the burglars might be driving a gray Honda Accord.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | August 8, 2011
Two teenagers were injured in a single-car crash Monday afternoon in Columbia, after an 18-year-old driver left the roadway and slammed into a telephone pole. Daniel Howard Baker, of the 6000 block of Mellow Wine Way in Columbia, was driving a 1996 Acura southeast on the 8000 block of Harriet Tubman Lane when the collision occurred shortly after 4 p.m., according to Howard County police. He was transported via Maryland State Police helicopter to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was listed in critical condition.
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2011
A man was killed and his passengers injured when his vehicle slammed into a telephone pole early Sunday in eastern Baltimore County, police said. Baltimore County police said the single-vehicle crash happened around 1:30 a.m. at Earls and Ebenezer roads, in Middle River. The two passengers, also male, were taken to local hospitals with what police believe are non-life-threatening injuries. Police are withholding names until family members are notified. jhopkins@baltsun.com twitter.com/realestatewonk
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By Baltimore Sun staff | October 19, 2010
A 19-year-old Silver Spring man was killed Monday when he leaned out of a truck traveling on a Davidsonville road to motion to friends walking in an adjacent field and the vehicle sideswiped a telephone pole, according to Anne Arundel County police. Officers were called about 5:40 p.m. Monday to Governor Bridge Road near Patuxent River Road and found David Shigeru Yamamoto Hepner of the 900 block of Devere Drive suffering from life-threatening injuries. Investigators said Hepner was the right rear passenger in a 2004 Chevy truck traveling east on Governor Bridge Road and driven by Zachary Taylor Bennett, 18, of the 3900 block of Bayside Drive in Edgewater.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 13, 2010
A man was killed after driving into a telephone pole in Dundalk Friday morning, Baltimore County police said. The man, who has not been identified, was driving a Chrysler Sebring when the car struck the pole just before 9:30 a.m. in the 7500 block of Holabird Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No additional details were released Friday. jkanderson@baltsun.com
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 27, 1998
A 5-year-old Western Maryland girl died early yesterday of injuries she received when the car in which she was a passenger left the road and struck a telephone pole, state police in Hagerstown reported.Police said Tony Paul Wayne Gonder, 28, was driving his 1988 Chevrolet Spectrum on Route 65 near Fairplay in Washington County at 5: 54 a.m. when he apparently fell asleep. Police said the car left the road and struck an embankment, a concrete culvert, a fence and a telephone pole.Gonder's daughter, Toni Marie Gonder of the 6100 block of River Road in Sharpsburg, was transported to Washington County Hospital, where she died at 6: 49 a.m., police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 14, 2004
A Pennsylvania man was killed yesterday when a pickup truck in which he was a passenger crashed into a telephone pole in Harford County, state police reported. The driver, identified as Patrick A. Shue, 36, of Wrightsville, Pa., was westbound on Route 23, west of White Hall Road, about 2 p.m. when for an unknown reason the 1979 Ford F-250 pickup crossed the shoulder, struck a mailbox and crashed into a telephone pole, police said. The passenger, David Alan Zeiders, 39, of Columbia, Pa., was pronounced dead at the scene.
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By Andrea F. Siegel | January 16, 2010
Odenton's volunteer fire company was not responsible for people being shot or hurt at a party held by someone who rented its social hall, an Anne Arundel County jury decided Friday. But the jury said the gunman, who is serving 18 years in prison for the crime, and the woman who lied on her application to hold the party in September 2005 should pay nearly $500,000 to the three people who sued. Asked whether he thought his clients would collect, lawyer Judd Legum replied, "I'm not optimistic."
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