HOWARD CO. Md. (WJZ) — Two people killed after their vehicle overturned into the Little Patuxent River have been identified.
Howard County Police identified the pair as Timothy Antonio Jones, 35, of Baltimore, and Rickell Tareka Brown, 23, of Columbia.
Authorities say the white Acura overturned in the river off of Route 108 in Ellicott City, and officials believe the collision occurred early Friday morning.
Chopper 13 was over the scene Friday afternoon.
Devin Shields watched the scene unfold in pure shock.
“It’s surreal, it’s crazy. You know, you never expect anything this close hit your right at home.,” Shields said.
Investigators believe that the vehicle went off an overpass on Route 108, near Columbia Road, and landed in the water.
Authorities were made aware of the crash just before 1 p.m., when a pedestrian walking nearby noticed the vehicle in the water.