Carroll County man killed, woman injured when car skids off road, hits porch, trees


A 26-year-old Carroll County man was killed and a woman critically injured early yesterday morning when the car they were in crashed into a porch and two trees in Woodbine, state police in Westminster reported.

John Bruce Yelton of the 2100 block of W. Old Liberty Road in Taylorsville was pronounced dead at the scene. Donna F. Cianci, 35, of the same address, was taken by ambulance to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where she was listed in critical condition last night.

Police said Cianci was driving a north on Woodbine Road, just south of Buckhorn Road, when she lost control of the car about 2: 15 a.m. and skidded off the left side of the wet road.

Pub Date: 5/10/98

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