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UPDATE (August 4, 2017 10:37 a.m.):

The 14-year-old child tragically killed when a tree fell onto the car she was traveling in during last night's storm in Lutherville-Timonium has been identified as Ahjee S. Lawrence of the unit block of Hogarth Circle in Cockeysville. She was an 8th grade student at Cockeysville Middle School.

Original Release (August 3, 2017 8:54 p.m.):

Shortly after 5:30 p.m. on August 3, 2017, Baltimore County Police and Fire Departments received calls for a fatal car crash on Pot Spring Road at Deer Fox Lane, 21093. Responding personnel saw that a tree had fallen on top of a Hyundai Sonata, traveling southbound on Pot Spring Road, with four people inside the car. Due to the extensive damage to the car, Lutherville Volunteer Fire Co., Squad 303 used a crane to remove the tree from a top the car. A landscaper also assisted the Fire Department in removing the tree.

A 14 year-old girl seated in the rear of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The other two passengers, a 6 year-old girl and a 13 year-old girl were injured and transported to the Johns Hopkins Children Center by Cockeysville Volunteer Fire Co., Medic 395, with non-life threatening injuries. The driver, who is the mother of the deceased child, was transported to a local hospital, also with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are continuing their investigation into this crash and will release additional details as they become available. 

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team, today, responded to a crash at Manor Road and Green Glade Road in the Cockeysville Precinct.

At 6:22 a.m., a 1987 Dodge Omni was traveling southbound on Manor Road when, for unknown reasons, crossed over the double yellow center line and was in the northbound travel lane when it was struck by a Ford-150 pick-up truck.

The driver of the Dodge Omni was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Omni was 18 year-old Winfield H. Berrell Jr. of the 2400 block of Island Branch Road, White Hall.

The driver of the Ford F-150, 37 year-old William E. Fidler Jr., was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Crash Team continues its investigation.

Update ( July 17: 2:02 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the two people killed in the July 16 crash on Westminster Pike. They are operator 59 year-old Bruce Edward Crockett of the 13900-block of Mack Road, 21136 and his passenger Sharon Ann Conaway, age 55, of the 3300-block of Ben Valley Road, 21244. The name of the driver of the Toyota Camry will be withheld until the conclusion of the investigation. 

Original Release (July 16, 7:01 a.m.):

On July 15, 2017, just before 10:30 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to a call for an accident at Westminster Pike, north of Brian Daniel Court. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 59-year-old man was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle with a 55-year-old female passenger. The motorcycle turned left onto Westminster Pike from the driveway of the Reisterstown Moose Family Center Lodge located in the 1100-block of Westminster Pike, 21136. The motorcycle was traveling north in the southbound lane and collided with a Toyota Camry in the southbound lane. The motorcycle driver and passenger were both pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. The male driver of the Camry was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Police are continuing their investigation at this time. The names of the deceased man and woman are being withheld pending notification of family members.

Revised June 27, 2017