Rossville Elementary School teacher killed in White Marsh crash

ROSEDALE, MD—A Baltimore County teacher was killed in a motor vehicle accident last weekend.

Rahmel Summerlin, a third grade teacher at Rossville Elementary School, was killed in last Friday’s crash in White Marsh, the school announced on Wednesday.

At just before midnight on February 24, 2023, officers responded to an accident at Pulaski Highway and White Marsh Boulevard (21162).

Investigators have determined the crash occurred when a 2013 Infiniti G37x was traveling eastbound while a 2008 Hyundai Tucson was traveling westbound on Pulaski Highway approaching White Marsh Boulevard.

The Hyundai attempted to turn left onto White Marsh Boulevard when the Infiniti struck it.

The driver and passenger of the Infiniti were transported to an area hospital. The driver of the Hyundai Tucson, now identified as 32-year-old Rahmel Summerlin, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The passenger was transported to an area hospital.

“It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our 3rd grade teacher, Mr. Summerlin,” Rossville Elementary tweeted on Wednesday. “R [sic] family circle is broken so please keep us in your thoughts and prayers.”

“Such a sad moment,” said Fifth District Councilman David Marks on Wednesday. “My prayers are with Mr. Summerlin’s immediate family and his extended family at Rossville Elementary School – the colleagues, students, and parents he touched.”

Rahmel Summerlin Rossville Elementary

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