Baltimore County police identified the person killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday as Richard Joseph Freeburger Jr., 30, of the first block of Shelby's Path Road in Sparks.
Police said speed probably was a factor in the crash that occurred at about 4 a.m. in the 14700 block of York Road in the Sparks area. Freeburger was driving a 2005 Volkswagen GLT south on York Road, just north of Ridgebrook Road, when he topped a crest of a hill, and lost control of the car, said Louise Rogers-Feher, spokeswoman with county police.
His vehicle veered of the road, striking a guard rail and a tree, she said, causing his car to flip one and a half times.
Rogers-Feher could not say how fast Freeburger's vehicle was traveling. The speed limit in that area is between 35 and 45 mph, she said.
Rogers-Feher did not know if alcohol was a factor in the crash.