UPDATE (Jan. 30, 10:27 a.m.)—An 84-year-old woman was killed in a single-vehicle traffic accident along Philadelphia Road, between Perry Hall and White Marsh, on Friday afternoon.
Police have not yet released the victim's identity, according to Baltimore County police spokeswoman Louise Rogers-Feher.
Shortly after 12:30 p.m., the victim was traveling eastbound on Philadelphia Road near Maudes Way when she lost control of her car, a 1993 Ford Crown Victoria, and began swerving from one edge of the road to the other. She struck two mailboxes, a small tree and a large tree off the southern edge of the road, according to Rogers-Feher.
The victim was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma by medevac helicopter, where she died at about 1:45 p.m., Rogers-Feher said.
No other vehicles were involved in the accident and no one else was injured, she said. Police are investigating the cause of the accident.
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Editor's Note: Police originally announced that the victim was 85 years old, but later confirmed that she is 84 years old.