Route 702 at East Homberg Avenue in Essex was closed through the afternoon commute while Baltimore County Police Crash Team investigators were on the scene of a serious crash, resulting in the death of an 83-year-old man.

The preliminary investigation indicates that just before 2:40 p.m. a Toyota Corolla was traveling westbound on East Homberg Avenue crossing Route 702 when it was struck on the passenger side by a Dodge Charger traveling southbound on Route 702, causing the Corolla to roll.

The driver of the Charger, a 32-year-old man, was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries by Maryland State Police Medevac. The driver of the Corolla suffered cardiac arrest at the scene and was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 3:37 p.m. He is identified as Marion Joseph Krolikowski (83) of the 1700 block of Hilltop Avenue, 21221.

Crash investigators continue to work to determine the factors involved in the cause of this fatal crash.