Maryland State Police are investigating a one-car accident which occurred in Whiteford on Saturday and claimed the life of a Halethorpe man.
The victim was identified by state police as Dennis Eugene Arnold, 41, of Halethorpe.
From the Maryland State Police’s Barrack D in Bel Air:
(Whiteford, Md.) On January 13, 2011 at approximately 12:00 p.m. troopers from the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack responded to southbound Pylesville Road (MD 165) south of Whiteford Road (MD 136), for a single vehicle collision.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a 1998 Chevrolet Corvette was traveling southbound on Pylesville Road at the above location. The driver of the Chevrolet attempted to pass another vehicle in a legal passing zone. The driver of vehicle one attempted to complete the pass, lost control of the vehicle, skidded across the southbound lane, off the roadway, and collided with a tree. The driver of vehicle one was pronounced deceased at the scene by personnel from the Whiteford Fire Company.
Barrack Troopers and Collision Reconstructionists from the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack continue to investigate the cause of this collision.