SHADY SIDE, Md. (AP)- A Maryland man has been killed in a car crash, and police say alcohol and speed appear to be contributing factors.
Anne Arundel County police said Friday that 33-year-old Rubert Tawan Nick of Shady Side was driving in Shady Side on New Year's Day when he failed to negotiate a curve. His car left the roadway, and then hit several trees and a utility pole.
Nick was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say driver error caused the crash, and that alcohol and excessive speed appear to be factors. The investigation is ongoing.