Investigation continues into fatal crash in QA’s

QUEENSTOWN — One driver was killed in a two-vehicle crash here Thursday and the other driver and her 2-year-old child were transported to an area hospital, according to the Maryland State Police.

The deceased was identified as William Minahan, 88, of Easton. He was the driver of an Acura TSX.

The other driver was identified as Kathleen Strawbridge, 24, of Glen Burnie, who was operating a Dodge Caravan.

Police reported that Strawbridge and her child were transported by ambulance to Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis for treatment of their injuries.

An update on their condition was not readily available.

The crash occurred shortly before noon Dec. 28 in the area of Ocean Gateway (U.S. Route 50) and Pippin Farm Lane in Queen Anne’s County.

According to a preliminary investigation, Strawbridge was traveling westbound on Route 50 while at the same time Minahan was attempting to turn onto the highway from a parking lot. Minahan failed to yield the right of way, and subsequently the Dodge Caravan struck the Acura, according to the preliminary investigation.

Route 50 was closed for more than three hours for the crash scene investigation.

Personnel from the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration assisted with the road closure.

The investigation is continuing, led by the MSP Crash Team.

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