From the Aberdeen Police Department:
(Aberdeen, Maryland) January 26, 2012 – Aberdeen Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened at about 5:09 this morning.
The crash occurred at the intersection of MD Route 22 (Aberdeen Thruway) and Beards Hill Road. A tractor-trailer driven by Nelson Chambers 38, of Mechanicsburg PA and a 2006 Chevrolet sedan operated by Robert Simmons 47, of Aberdeen collided in the intersection.
Simmons had to be extricated from his vehicle by members of the Aberdeen Fire Department. Simmons was treated at the scene by paramedics and transported to Harford Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Members of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Crash Team and Commercial Vehicle Inspection Team are assisting in the investigation.