Fourth person dies following deadly Harford County crash

BEL AIR, MD—A fourth person has died following a deadly crash in Harford County.

At just after 1:30 p.m. on Monday, troopers responded to US Route 1 at Rock Spring Road in Bel Air for a report of a two-vehicle head-on crash. Authorities say a Toyota Rav4 was travelling northbound on the Route 1 Bel Air Bypass. As the Toyota was traveling over the Route 924 overpass, the driver attempted to pass another vehicle, when her vehicle crossed into the southbound lane and crashed into a Honda Civic.

The Toyota rolled on its side and caught fire. Three state troopers arrived on scene before firefighters or EMS personnel. The troopers used their state police-issued fire extinguishers to slow the fire, then entered the vehicle and pulled out the three victims. One of the Toyota victims, Mary Catherine Blosse, 73, of Bel Air, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and another 53-year-old female, were flown to Shock Trauma for treatment of their injuries.

The driver and the passenger of the Honda, Craig Charles Faunce, 34, and Allison Mae Faunce, 35, both of Joppa, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Toyota, 54-year-old Mary Yvonne Mejia of Bel Air, died overnight, according to police.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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