ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WUSA) - Howard County authorities have identified the driver killed and the passenger injured on Folly Quarter Road in Ellicott City on Thursday.
Twenty-year-old Nikolay Aviles Rauner of Ellicott City, who was driving a 1991 Taurus, died. Nineteen-year-old Cameron Hooker Lynch of Columbia is in critical condition.
Police were called to the 4300 block of Folly Quarter Road just after 2 p.m. A 1994 Ford Mustang traveling northbound on Folly Quarter Road was stopped in the roadway to turn left into a driveway.
A 1991 Ford Taurus came up behind the Mustang and tried to pass it on the left, crossing the double yellow line as the Mustang was turning. The Taurus struck the side of the Mustang, then hit a pole.
The two occupants of the Mustang were not injured. The driver was Vanessa Rodgers, 26, and the passenger was Joshua Moglia, 37. both of Woodbine.
Preliminary investigation shows the Taurus was at fault for failure to stay right of the center line. No charges have been filed.