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71-year-old man dead after crash in Columbia Friday afternoon

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Posted at 7:38 PM, Jul 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 19:38:14-04

COLUMBIA, Md. — Howard County police are investigating a fatal collision that took place just before 1 p.m. in Columbia on Friday.

Police say a 2015 Toyota Rav4 was traveling northbound on Route 29 north of Broken Land Parkway when it left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a barrier.

The driver, 71-year-old Mark Richmond was the only person in the vehicle was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police believe Richmond may have suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.