Traffic Accidents

Fatal collision involving tractor trailer closes Route 32 in Clarksville

Fatal collision involving tractor trailer closes Route 32 in Clarksville

Howard County police identified the man who was killed in Monday morning’s car crash on Route 32 as Barry Martin Eastman, 31, of Ellicott City.

Route 32 was closed in both directions between Route 108 and Linden Church Road for nearly six hours Sept. 25, as police investigated the fatal crash between Eastman’s Kia Forte and a tractor trailer, driven by Ira Goldberg, 53, of Frederick. The roadway opened around 2:30 p.m.

Eastman was heading northbound on Route 32 around 8 a.m., police said, when he veered across the double yellow line and hit a 2014 Mack tractor trailer traveling southbound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Goldberg was not injured, police...