By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 32-year-old Elkridge man was killed in an early Wednesday morning crash in Howard County, authorities said.

The crash happened about 2 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Route 1 near Blue Stream Drive in Elkridge, Howard County Police said in a news release.

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Police said a Toyota Corolla driven by Matthew Diehl was heading south on Route 1 when it collided with the back of a tractor trailer.

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Diehl was pronounced dead at the scene, while the truck’s driver was not hurt.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

CBS Baltimore Staff