Man dies after truck crashes into tree

Posted at 7:16 PM, Mar 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-29 19:16:23-04

Police say a 75-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon after the truck he was driving in Forest Hill struck a tree.

Deputies from the Harford County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of a serious vehicle crash on Grafton Shop Road.

Investigators believe William Edmond Hruz, 75 of Forest Hill, was driving his Chevrolet S10 when he lost control, causing the truck to leave the roadway and strike a tree.

Hruz was taken to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center where he later died, police said.  There were no other passengers in the vehicle.

Deputies are investigating the possibility of a medical emergency contributing to the crash.  The Maryland State Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the Harford County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit at 443-409-3324.