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Girl, 15, killed, three hurt in crash in Belcamp

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A 15-year-old girl from Aberdeen was killed and three others were injured in a crash in Belcamp Thursday night.

The two-vehicle accident was reported to 911 at 8:52 p.m. at the intersection of Brass Mill Road and Mercedes Drive, according to Edward Hopkins, spokesman for the Harford County Sheriff's Office.

Hopkins said a passenger car and pickup truck were heading toward each other on Brass Mill Road when the passenger car is believed to have crossed the center line and collided with the pickup truck head-on.

Jenna Nicole Pollock, 15, of the 400 block of Ruby Drive in Aberdeen, died at the scene, the Sheriff's Office said in a follow up news release Friday morning.

Pollock was a passenger in a 2010 Nissan Versa along with Kyle Johnson, 18 of the 4200 block of Cowan Place in Belcamp, and Colin Ellison, 17, of the 200 block Halls Chance Lane, also in Belcamp, the Sheriff's Office said.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the Nissan collided with a 2007 Ford Explorer operated by Harold Blume Jr., 62, of 1200 block of Annhurst Court in Belcamp.

Ellison was treated at the scene by medics from the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company and then transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center by Maryland State Police Medevac.

Johnson was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore and Blume was transported to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center both by ambulance.

As of Friday morning, the Sheriff's Office said both Blume and Johnson had been released from the hospital. Ellison was still hospitalized; however, his injuries were not believed to be life threatening and he is expected to be released later on Friday, the Sheriff's Office said.

Brass Mill Road was closed for approximately three hours, while crash reconstructionists investigated at the scene.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the Nissan was traveling south on Brass Mill Road when the head-on collision occurred. Speed is also being listed as a contributing factor in the crash, which remains under investigation, the Sheriff's Office said.

Police have not yet identified who was driving the Nissan, nor has it been positively determined where the victims were seated in the vehicle at the time of the crash, the Sheriff's Office said. Investigators will also seek to determine if the occupants were wearing seat belts.

Thursday's fatality was the 10th traffic related death in Harford County this year, but the first to occur on a county road as opposed to a state highway, the Sheriff's Office noted in its news release.

The latest fatal accident was also the second in a week in the county. A 68-year-old Aberdeen man was killed on Friday, June 19, when he lost control of his motor scooter trying to avoid a deer that ran in front him on the Bel Air Bypass. The scooter collided with a median, resulting in fatal injuries to the victim, Maryland State Police said.

There were 32 traffic related fatalities in Harford County during 2012.One person was killed and three others were injured in a crash in Belcamp Thursday night.

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