74-year-old killed in fatal Harford County crash

WHITEFORD, MD—Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Wednesday in Harford County.

At just before 11:00 a.m. on March 8, 2023, troopers responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Prospect Road and Whiteford Road. According to a preliminary investigation, a Kia Sorrento traveling west on Prospect Road crashed into a Toyota Tacoma traveling north on Whiteford Road.

The driver of the Tacoma, identified as Michael Elliott, 74, of Bel Air, was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical service personnel. Elliott was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy.

The driver of the Sorrento was transported by ground to University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.

Personnel from the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration maintained the scene for road closures. Personnel from the Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company also responded to assist. The road was closed for 4 hours during the crash investigation.

This investigation is ongoing at this hour.

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