The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating a fatal crash that happened earlier this morning when a single vehicle struck a tree on Joppa Road near Silver Spring Road.

Police were dispatched to the scene around 11:34 a.m where they found the driver of a 2014 Kia Sedona minivan in cardiac arrest still seated in the driver's seat. The victim, identified as Kevin Spaugh (51) of the unit block of Bernadotte Court, 21234 was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

The initial investigation reveals that the Kia was traveling westbound on East Joppa Road approaching the intersection of Silver Spring Road when it suddenly crossed the eastbound travel lanes and struck a large tree. 

The Crash Investigation Team continues to investigate to determine the factors that instigated this fatal crash.