29-year-old man killed in Carroll County car crash

A 29-year-old man was killed and his 28-year-old passenger injured when the driver of an SUV hit their truck in Carroll County on Saturday afternoon, State Police said.

Police said William Charles, 38, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban east on Old Taneytown Road near Westminster when he crossed over the center line and hit a 1954 Ford truck head on.

The driver of the Ford was pronounced dead at the scene and the 28-year-old was flown to Shock Trauma for a head injury. They have not been identified.

Police were investigating and had not filed charges Saturday. Old Taneytown Road was shut down between Clear View and Tyrone roads during the afternoon.

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