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Crash on US 1 near Elkridge kills 3 people

Friday - 10/26/2012, 2:19am  ET

ELKRIDGE, Md. (AP) - Police in Howard County say three men are dead in a collision on U.S. 1 near Elkridge

The Baltimore Sun ( reports that the road remained closed Thursday morning, several hours after the 6 a.m. accident.

The victims were identified as 20-year-old Degly Ubaldo Monroy Melendez, the driver; 25-year-old Carlos Osorio and his brother, 31-year-old Oscar Osorio. All are from Hyattsville.

Police say the crash was in the 7500 block of U.S. 1 near Meadowridge Road.

They say a Chevrolet Impala traveling north at a high rate of speed struck a southbound tractor-trailer as the truck driver tried to turn left across the highway.

The truck driver wasn't hurt.


Information from: The Baltimore Sun,

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