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Keyword: single vehicle crash

One woman died following a single-vehicle crash in Kingsville Saturday evening.

Police responded to the crash at 6:45 p.m. when a Ford Taurus traveling northbound on Belair Road near Cheryl Avenue drifted off of the roadway and struck a BGE pole, causing the vehicle to roll over and eject the driver. Baltimore County EMS responded to the scene and transported the driver to University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased at 7:24 p.m.

The driver is identified as Teresa Ann Warfel (57) of the 3100 block of Rocks Chrome Hill Road, 21084. The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing to work to determine the instigating factors to this fatal crash.

On the afternoon of May 16 Baltimore County Police responded to a single-car crash in the unit-block of Cliffholme Road, 21117. Crash Team investigators determined that a 2016 Nissan Sentra was attempting to back down a driveway when the car veered off of the roadway and slid down an embankment. The car overturned and came to rest on the passenger inside a small stream. Baltimore County Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched to the crash scene at 4:45 p.m. where they found two patients trapped. Crews freed both patients by 5:06 p.m.

The driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger has been identified as Harriet Lee Tamres, 72, of the 7200-block of Chalkstone Drive, 21208. The Crash Team continues to investigate.

UPDATE (May 9, 2019 8:59 a.m.):

The driver of the Chrysler that crashed into a BGE pole and a tree on Raphel Road, causing the occupants to be trapped inside when the vehicle caught fire in Kingsville on May 1, has died.

The driver was pulled from the vehicle by witnesses who stopped to help after the crash. He was transported to Johns Hopkins Burn Center in critical condition and died around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. He is identified as Walter Paul Ross, Jr. (39) of the 1200 block of Pulaski Highway in Joppa, 21085.

The passenger in that crash, Samantha Muehleisen, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues to work to determine what factors contributed to this crash.

UPDATE (May 3, 2019 3:19 p.m.):

The female passenger who died in a fatal crash on Raphel Road in Kingsville Wednesday evening has been positively identified as Samantha Jean Muehleisen (24) of the 600 block of Yorkshire Drive, 21040.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing their investigation to determine the factors that contributed to this fatal crash. 

Original Release (May 2, 2019 12:53 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team continues investigating a fatal crash that happened in Kingsville yesterday evening.

Police were called to Raphel Road around 7 p.m. when a Chrysler 300 traveling northbound on Raphel Road near the intersection of Bradshaw Road crossed the oncoming lane of traffic and collided with a BGE pole and then a tree, causing the vehicle to catch fire.

The driver and a female passenger in the vehicle both suffered life-threatening wounds and burn wounds during the crash. The female was pronounced deceased at the scene and has not yet been positively identified. The male driver was transported to an area hospital and remains in critical condition.

Revised June 27, 2017