Fatal Crash In South County Claims 54-Year-Old Man: Police


The Anne Arundel County Police Department said 54-year-old Thomas Dudley Mollar of Baltimore died Jan. 13 in a Shady Side crash. An Anne Arundel County police car is pictured above on a different day. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

SHADY SIDE, MD - A Shady Side crash recently killed a 54-year-old man from Baltimore, police said.

Officers said the victim, front-seat passenger Thomas Dudley Mollar, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Authorities said the driver and the 3-year-old boy in the back seat were not hurt.

Police said the toddler was taken to Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C. as a precaution.

Officers said the single-car crash happened Jan. 13 around 9:13 a.m.

A 2017 Nissan Rogue SUV was heading south on Shady Side Road approaching Halie Parkway, authorities said.

Police said the driver failed to negotiate the curve, left the roadway and hit a utility pole.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is still investigating.

This map shows the area where officers said the crash happened.

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