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Man Killed After Car Strikes Tree in Towson

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, near the intersection of East Joppa Road and Prince Road.

A 52-year-old man was killed Thursday after his Chevy Malibu struck a tree near the intersection of East Joppa Road and Prince Road in Towson.

At 7:54 a.m., the car, which was traveling eastbound on Joppa Road, crossed the center line and went into the northbound lane, said Louise Rogers-Feher, a Baltimore County Police spokeswoman. The Malibu reportedly then briefly straddled a curb before overturning and hitting a tree.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Police are in the process of notifying family members about the accident and have not yet released a name.

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Nicole K. December 08, 2012 at 02:51 AM
Are there any updates to this story?
mngordo December 08, 2012 at 06:57 PM
Is there any reason given for this tragedy? It was sunny, bright, dry, and windless day, so have the police either speculated about or found out the cause for this accident?
Nicole K. December 09, 2012 at 12:55 AM
I am very curious and saddened by the situation. I heard the crash from my house, and when I got outside, there were a number of people around the car, but I am curious to know what happened and why. If the Patch could do a follow up article, I would appreciate it.

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