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81-year-old man severely injured in single car crash; Howard County police investigate

Posted: 7:57 PM, Aug 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-04 23:59:23Z

The Howard County Police Department is investigating a single car collision that happened Saturday afternoon.

At a little after 2:50 p.m., a 2009 Toyota Rav4 was traveling northbound on Route 97, near Cattail Oaks, when it left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a tree.

The driver and sole-occupant, Leroy Peyton Truehart, 81, of Cooksville, was transported to Howard County General Hospital and is in serious condition.

No other vehicles were involved and the investigation is ongoing.