Route 100 crash results in fatality

Glen Burnie, Maryland (Arundel News Network) – On February 16 at approximately 11;43 a.m. officers responded to Maryland Route 100 East at Quarterfield Road for a reported two vehicle crash.

Once on scene officers found a toyota that was traveling eastbound on MD Route 100. The driver lost control and struck a guardrail on the right shoulder. The toyota crossed back into the traffic lanes where it flipped onto a Honda that was also traveling eastbound on MD Route 100. The driver of the Toyota as pronounced dead at the scene and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for autopsy. The driver and minor child in the Honda were transported to an area hospital where the driver suffered minor injuries and the minor was uninjured.

The preliminary cause of the crash appears to be the Toyota driver failing to remain in a single lane. Speed does appear to have contributed to the crash. The Traffic Safety Section is handling the investigation and the case will be reviewed by the States Attorney.

The driver of the Toyota was identified as Paul Pinkston a 36-year-old male from Glen Burnie. The driver of the Honda was identified as Diana Ventura of Lanham Maryland.


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