Shady Side man killed in New Years crash

| January 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

fatal-accidentOn 1/1/2015 at approximately 6:34pm Traffic Safety was called to a report of a single vehicle collision into a tree on Shady Side Road near Cedarhurst Road in Shady Side. Preliminary investigation revealed a white Ford Crown Victoria was driving northbound on Shady Side Road and failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole and several trees. The driver, Rupert Tawan Nick of Shady Side,  was declared dead at the scene by Anne Arundel County Fire Department personnel.

The primary cause of this crash is driver error. Alcohol use appears contributory as well as excessive speed. Traffic Safety is handling the investigation.

Source: AACoPD

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