One killed after car collides with tractor-trailer in Elkridge

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ELKRIDGE, MD – One person has been reported killed in an overnight crash on Wednesday in Elkridge between a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer, Howard County Police reported today.

“At approximately 2 a.m., a 2021 Toyota Corolla was traveling southbound on Route 1 at Blue Stream Drive when it struck the back of a tractor-trailer,” the department said. “The driver and sole occupant of the Corolla, 32-year-old Matthew Diehl of Elkridge, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured. “

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Route 1 in the area of Blue Stream Drive was closed for approximately 3 ½ hours. 

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