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20-year-old man killed in Sparks motorcycle crash

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Posted at 12:21 PM, Nov 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-01 12:21:34-05

BALTIMORE COUNTY — A 20-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Sparks.

Just after 2 p.m. on Saturday, police responded to Phoenix Road and Hunt Creek Lane for a motorcycle crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a Honda motorcycle was traveling southbound on Phoenix Road near Hunt Creek Lane, making a right turn.

Police say the motorcyclist lost control and slid into the northbound lanes of Phoenix Road, hitting the front of a Lexus that was northbound on Phoenix Road.

The rider of the motorcycle, 20-year-old Nicholas Michael Hammel Jr. was taken to the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Lexus remained at the scene.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is continuing their investigation.