Crash In White Marsh Kills 32-Year-Old Teacher


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WHITE MARSH - A crash in White Marsh killed one and sent three people to the hospital, according to police.

Police said that just before midnight of February 24, officers responded to a crash at the intersection of Pulaski Highway and White Marsh Boulevard.

Upon arrival, investigators with the Baltimore County Police Crash Team determined that a 2008 Hyundai Tucson was traveling westbound on Pulaski Highway approaching White Marsh Boulevard.

When the Hyundai tried to take a left onto White Marsh Boulevard, it was hit by an eastbound 2013 Infiniti G37x.

The driver of the Hyundai Tucson, 32-year-old Rahmel Summerlin, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the Infiniti were transported to an area hospital along with the passenger of the Hyundai.

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team.

According to a letter from Rossville Elementary Principal Kevin Jennings Jr., Summerlin was a third-grade teacher at the school. He was also the coach of the Rossville Elementary basketball club and had taught first and third grade at Joppa View Elementary.

“Members of our school community are deeply saddened by this unexpected and tragic news,” Jennings said. “This sad news was shared with our scholars in a supportive manner by their teacher in their classroom this morning.”

Jennings added that  the Baltimore County Schools Traumatic Loss team visited the school on Wednesday to provide counseling.

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