SHADY SIDE, Md. – On December 5, 2021, at approximately 1:20 a.m. officers responded to Snug Harbor Road in the area of Idlewilde Road for a single-vehicle crash.

A 2003 Acura TL sedan was traveling east on Snug Harbor Road approaching Idlewilde Road. For an unknown reason, the vehicle went off the right side of the roadway into a drainage ditch. The Acura then struck a mailbox, rolled over, and struck a utility pole.

The driver, who was the only occupant, was partially ejected. The driver Stacey Murphy Bishop, 54-year-old of Shady Side, MD, was pronounced deceased on the scene by Anne Arundel County Fire Department personnel.

Preliminarily, the primary cause of this crash is the driver failing to drive within a single lane. The investigation is being handled by the Traffic Safety Section.