Man killed after car crashes into tree in Howard Co.

A man is dead after striking a tree with his car in Howard County, Maryland, on Friday evening.

Howard County police responded to reports of a car that struck a tree in the 7100 block of Dorsey Run Road in Elkridge around 6:45 p.m. on Friday.

Icaro Freire-Pina, 42, of Laurel, was transported to St. Agnes Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His 2019 Honda CR-V was traveling south when it left the roadway for “an unknown reason,” police said in a news release.

Police are investigating whether the Freire-Pina suffered a medical emergency before the collision, according to the release.

A map of the location of the crash is below.

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Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

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