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Police investigate a deadly single-vehicle crash in Elkridge

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Posted at 1:37 PM, May 11, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-11 13:37:02-04

ELKRIDGE, Md. — Howard County Police are investigating a deadly single-vehicle crash that happened Friday in Elkridge.

Police say the crash happened around 6:42 p.m. A 2019 Honda CR-V was traveling south in the 7100 block of Dorsey Run Road when it drove off the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a tree.

The driver, authorities identified as 42-year-old Icaro Freire-Pina of Laurel, was taken to St. Agnes Hospital, and he was pronounced dead.

Freire-Pina was the only person inside the car during the crash.

Authorities are investigating whether the victim suffered a medical emergency prior to the collision.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.