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77-year-old Rosedale man dies in fatal Overlea crash

UPDATE: Authorities say that Kenwood Avenue will likely remain shut down through the evening rush hour.

Original story below…


ROSEDALE, MD—Police say the driver of a Jeep Cherokee that was involved in a single-vehicle crash on Kenwood Avenue on Tuesday morning has died.

Authorities say that, at around 7:30 a.m., the Jeep was traveling westbound on Kenwood Avenue approaching the intersection at Lillian Holt Drive (21206) when the driver failed to stop for a red light.

The vehicle continued through the intersection until it struck a light support pole and came to a stop.

The driver, identified as Norris Carl Assam, 77, of the 1800-block of Hanford Road (21237), was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing their investigation into the factors contributing to this fatal crash.

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