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One Dead After Car Accident at Rt. 97 and Nicodemus Road

A two-car collision ended tragically Thursday afternoon.

One man is dead after a two-vehicle collision on Rt. 97 at Nicodemus Road in Sykesville on Thursday, May 17.

According to the Maryland state police, Norman Taubenfeld of Westminster was driving a 2012 Chevy Equinox on Nicodemus Road. When he attempted to cross Rt. 97 a 2000 Chrysler Voyager traveling south on Rt. 97 hit Taubenfeld's vehicle. Donnell Johnson of Marriottsville was driving the Voyager.

Police said, based on statements from the drivers and witnesses at the scene, that Taubenfeld failed to yield the right of way to an oncoming vehicle.

Taubenfeld was transported to Carroll Hospital Center by ambulance police said, and at approximately 9:20 p.m., died from injuries sustained in the accident.

According to police reports, Johnson and Norman Taubenfeld's passenger, Mary Taubenfeld, refused medical treatment.

K L May 21, 2012 at 04:50 AM
It's always sad to hear about people dying in car accidents. In situations like this, just wait the few extra moments. It's not worth losing your life.

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