ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md. (WJZ) — Howard County police are investigating the death of a 56-year-old man after his car was hit by a vehicle that veered into oncoming traffic on the Guilford Road bridge.

About 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, David Lee Rice, of Glenelg, was driving on the road when the driver of a 2007 GMC Sierra heading northbound, for an unknown reason, crossed into the other lane. A motorist in a 2013 Honda Accord hit the Sierra after the initial collision.

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Rice, the only passenger in his vehicle, was taken to Howard County General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. No other injuries were reported.

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An investigation into the collision is ongoing, police said.

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Guilford Road was closed between Dorsey Run Road and the county line for almost three hours, police said.

CBS Baltimore Staff