UPDATE (May 13): Police have identified the victim as 16-year-old Abdulrahman Kondeh of Bowie.


Howard County police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision in Columbia early on May 12 in which one person was killed.

At approximately 3:54 a.m., a 2019 Kia Optima was traveling west on Guilford Road at Lambeth Court when it left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a tree. The driver and sole occupant, a male, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Police have not yet identified the victim. 

Investigators determined that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of a neighboring jurisdiction. The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Guilford Road in the area of Lambeth Court was closed for approximately two hours.


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