SEVERNA PARK, Md. – On September 15th 2018 at approximately 1:15 a.m officers responded to a crash on Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard (MD-648) at Lower Magothy Beach Road in Severna Park. 

A GMC pickup was southbound on Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard when it lost control, crossed the centerline and was struck by a northbound Volkswagen.  The GMC then crashed into a fence on the opposite side of the intersection and overturned. 
The driver of the Volkswagen, identified as 39-year-old Caron Tasker of Lusby was trapped, required extended extrication by the Fire Department. Tasker was taken to a trauma center in Baltimore where she later was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the GMC, identified as 32-year-old Kyle Heck of Severna Park was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The preliminary cause of the crash is failure to remain right of center.  Excessive speed and alcohol use by the driver of the GMC may be contributing factors. The Traffic Safety Section is handing the investigation and any charges will be after review by the States Attorney.