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2 Dead After Maryland Tow Truck Crash

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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead after a car collided with a tow truck in Silver Spring.

Montgomery County police say Thursday’s crash left Olin Dale Soreson, 26, and an unidentified 23-year-old woman dead.
Soreson was driving a Toyota Corolla and the woman was a passenger.

The driver of the tow truck, 51-year-old Melesio J. Monterroza Cartagena, was taken to a hospital for treatment for injuries that
were not considered life-threatening.

Police say they are unsure why the car Soreson was driving crossed the center of the roadway and collided with the tow truck,
which was headed in the opposite direction.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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