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75-year-old man dies after crashing into a tree on Generals Highway

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Posted at 3:16 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 15:29:59-04

BALTIMORE — Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a June 9 crash that left a 75-year-old man dead.

It happened just after noon on Generals Highway just south of Courtland Manor Road in Millersville.

Keith Thomas Wetzel was driving near his home in a Hyndai, when he crossed over the center of the roadway and struck a tree.

The car continued approximately 75 feet until it came to a stop, leaving Wetzel trapped inside the car. By the time emergency crews could get him out, Wetzel had died.

Investigators believe he suffered a medical emergency, causing the crash.