Woman, 83, dies in car crash on Route 482 in Hampstead
A collision between two motor vehicles in Hampstead yesterday afternoon claimed the life of an 83-year-old Hampstead woman, state police at the Westminster barracks said.
Police said Mary Owings was driving a Chevrolet Lumina north and making a left turn from North Carroll Street onto westbound Route 482 about 2:15 p.m. when she pulled into the path of a Chevrolet Trailblazer that was heading east on Route 482 and was struck.
Police said Owings was taken by ambulance to Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster, where she was pronounced dead.
The driver of the SUV, Judith Caleo, 41, also of Hampstead, was taken by a state police helicopter to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and was reported in stable condition.
A state police crash team is investigating the accident.
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Man fatally shot in home invasion
The Cecil County Sheriff's Office says a 24-year-old North East man was killed after three men broke into his living room.
It happened Friday at Dwayne Damon Kelly's home in the 300 block of Baron Road.
The Cecil County Bureau of Investigation says the three men got into the home through a side door. Two were armed with handguns and the third had a baseball bat.
Investigators say the trio demanded money and that Kelley was shot during a resulting confrontation. The intruders fled on foot. Kelly was found with a single gunshot wound to the head.
Optimists to hold Easter egg hunt
The Optimist Club of Cockeysville will hold its 36th annual Easter egg hunt for children ages 3 to 9 at 1 p.m. Saturday at the County Home Park (Alms House) on the hillside above the Cockeysville library.
Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m.; the hunt will begin at 1 p.m.
Teen runs stop sign; man killed in crash
The Washington County Sheriff's Department said a Smithsburg man died after a truck driven by a 17-year-old boy ran a stop sign and hit his car.
The crash occurred at the intersection of Smithsburg Pike and Bradbury Avenue on Friday evening.
Authorities say 48-year-old Steven Michael Hutchison died at a Washington County hospital. The driver of the truck was treated for minor injuries and released.
The crash is under investigation, but the sheriff's department said investigators don't believe alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.
The department did not release the teen's name because he is a juvenile.