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74-year-old man killed in single vehicle crash in Carroll County

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Posted at 11:15 AM, Jan 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-03 11:15:41-05

CARROLL COUNTY — A 74-year-old man was killed in a single vehicle crash after driving off the road and hitting a tree in Carroll County.

On Saturday, at about 5:05 p.m., Maryland State Police troopers responded to the 1700 block of Emory Road for a single car crash.

When they arrived, they found that a Kia Optima had driven off the roadway and hit a tree.

The driver, 74-year-old Gary Newhouse, was the only person inside the vehicle.

MSP stated that Newhouse was pronounced dead on scene by EMS.

Anyone who may have information or may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Maryland State Police Westminster Barrack at 410-386-3000.