Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash
[January 1, 2013, Aberdeen, MD] — On December 31, 2012 at 11:21pm, Harford County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 300 block of Bush Chapel Road in Aberdeen for a report of a motor vehicle collision with entrapment. Investigation revealed Austin D. Remines, 17, of the 1200 block of Person Place in Belcamp, was operating a 2008 Suzuki Forenza on Bush Chapel Road near the intersection of Mt. Calvary Church Road. As he rounded a curve Mr. Remines vehicle was reportedly on the yellow center line. Witnesses reported he swerved back into his lane but as he did so lost control of his vehicle crossing into the lane of an oncoming car. Mr. Remines Suzuki collided with a 2008 Toyota Yaris driven by Christopher Radcliffe, 27, of Moyer Drive in Aberdeen. After being extricated from the car, Mr. Remines was transported to Harford Memorial Hospital by members of the Aberdeen Volunteer Fire Company. He was pronounced deceased at 2:18am from injuries he sustained in the accident.
Mr. Radcliffe was not injured in the crash and no charges will be filed against him. Sheriff's deputies determined both drivers were seat belted at the time of the crash. Mr. Remines body will be sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. The Harford County Sheriff's Office has investigated six fatal traffic accidents resulting in seven fatalities in 2012.