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Keyword: middletown road

Baltimore County Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash early Sunday morning.

Police were called to the scene when a Honda Accord leaving the driveway of a residence in the 20300 block of Middletown Road, 21053 pulled out in front of a 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle traveling westbound. The Chevelle struck the Accord on the passenger side, causing both vehicles to leave the roadway and slide into a field.

The driver of the Accord suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The driver of the Chevelle was pronounced deceased at the scene and has not been positively identified.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing to determine all of the factors involved in this fatal crash.

A single-vehicle crash on Middletown Road in the Cockeysville Precinct (Precinct 7) this afternoon left the driver dead.

The operator of a passing vehicle called 9-1-1 around 1:42 p.m. when he came upon the site of the crash near Rockdale Road. The preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle, a 2016 Subaru Forester, inexplicably left the roadway, striking a pole and fence post, causing the vehicle to overturn. The driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Subaru is identified as Susan Lynne Murray (63) of the 6700 block of Grave Run Road in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania.

The Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team responded and will continue to further the investigation into the factors leading up to this fatal crash.

The Baltimore County Police Department in cooperation with the Baltimore County Public School system will participate in a training exercise simulating an active shooter critical incident. The exercise will begin on Friday, June 22 at 8 a.m. and finish around 2 p.m. The exercise will be held inside of Prettyboy Elementary School located at 19810 Middletown Road in Freeland 21053.

Avoid School Property

The public is being made aware that there will be an increased police presence on the school’s grounds and in the immediate area, and is being asked to avoid the school property during the training exercise so as to not interfere with the activities.

The exercise will simulate a realistic response to an active shooter critical incident. Actors will be playing roles as parents, staff, students, and assailants. Officers will provide a mock response while working to mitigate the threat and secure the area.

Revised June 27, 2017