An Upperco man was killed in a one-car collision on Saturday evening, according to Maryland State Police.
Gary Lee Newhouse, of Upperco, was driving a black, 2017 Kia Optima on Md. 91 (Emory Road) in Upperco at just after 5 p.m. when the car left the roadway and came to rest after colliding with a tree, according to an MSP news release. Due to the injuries sustained in the crash, Newhouse was declared dead at the scene by emergency medical services personnel.
The release did not list a suspected cause. Anyone with information about the collision, or who may have witnessed it, is asked to call the MSP Westminster barrack at 410-386-3000 and ask to speak with trooper Slattery or accident reconstruction trooper Spencer.