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Driver dies after car collides with pole and catches fire in Ellicott City

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Posted at 11:12 AM, Jul 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-06 11:12:49-04

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — A deadly fiery crash Wednesday morning in Ellicott City.

It happened around 4:45am on Route 29 near the I-70 east ramp.

Police said a driver in a Nissan Rouge lost control and struck a pole causing the vehicle to catch fire.

Upon impact, the car caught fire killing the driver.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

Police have since opened back up a portion of the ramp to I-70 east that had been closed following the crash.