A 21-year-old man died in the serious car crash on I-97 that shut down two lanes Wednesday night. Maryland State Police have identified him as Rommel Reyes Benitez of Reisterstown; he was the driver of the vehicle involved and had been rushed to the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. A 19-year-old passenger, Marcus Moore of Hampstead, was taken to Shock Trauma with injuries.
Police are still investigating the accident that occurred around 8:15 p.m. on I-97 South at MD 648.
Investigation has found the driver was speeding and operating recklessly prior to the accident.
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