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Teen killed in single-car crash on I-97

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Posted at 3:43 PM, Jun 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 15:43:15-04

A 16-year-old boy was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Anne Arundel County on Thursday.

At 1:45 p.m. troopers from the Annapolis Barrack were dispatched to I-97, south of Waterbury Road in Crownsville. When they arrived, the vehicle was found on its roof on an embankment. 

The deceased was identified as Tyrese Glenn. He was pronounced deceased at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Glenn was the front seat passenger in the vehicle.

Three other people were in the car with Glenn. The driver 33-year-old Tashya Johnson was transported by Maryland State Police medevac to Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. The 15-year-old boy was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center. The 14-year-old girl was transported to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.

It is unknown how Johnson lost control of the vehicle. She was operating a black 2004 Mercury Grand Marquis. Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.

Troopers from the Annapolis Barrack responded and will be conducting a detailed crash reconstruction.  MDOT State Highway Administration personnel responded to assist with lane closures and a detour around the scene. The investigation will be forwarded to the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office for review.