Baltimore County Police are investigating a Tuesday night crash on Eastern Avenue that left a man deceased.
At 10:47 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Eastern Avenue and Diamond Point Road 21224 for a report of a crash. When officers arrived on the scene, they found that a tractor-trailer and a passenger car had collided at that intersection.
The preliminary investigation into this incident has indicated that a tractor-trailer had been traveling east-bound on Eastern Avenue. It stopped at the green signal at the intersection with Diamond Point Road. The tractor-trailer then started to make a wide U-turn in the intersection to go west-bound on Eastern Avenue. A 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass had been traveling west-bound on Eastern Avenue at the intersection with Diamond Point Road and had a green signal. The Oldsmobile struck the tractor-trailer when the tractor-trailer turned into the Oldsmobile’s path.
The driver of the Oldsmobile, 93-year-old Edwin Thomas Klunk Jr of the 300 block of Walton Avenue 21225, was declared deceased at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team.