Police Identify Victim in Sunday I- 95 South Fatal Crash

photo courtesy of White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company-

Maryland State Police continue to investigate a fatal two-vehicle crash on Sunday near Kingsville.

Courtney Yvette Dunston, 29, of Baltimore, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Baltimore County Emergency Medical Services.

The JFK Memorial Highway Barrack at about 4 a.m. received numerous reports of a vehicle speeding in the wrong direction on Interstate 95 South in near New Forge Road.

According to a preliminary investigation, a 2009 Acura sedan, driven by Dunston, was traveling north in the southbound lanes on I-95. The Acura eventually crashed head-on with a tractor-trailer near Exit 67.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. Troopers from the JFK Memorial Highway Barrack responded to the crash.

Roads were closed for about five hours. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration, the Maryland Transportation Authority Courtesy Patrols and the Maryland Department of the Environment responded to assist with road closures and clearing the roads.

The Maryland State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division also responded to assist with the investigation.

Investigators believe excessive speed and alcohol impairment contributed to the crash.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact Corporal Adam Siemek at adam.siemek@maryland.gov. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

B.J. Joseph

Benjamin Joesph has covered news in Eastern Baltimore County since 2006. He started as a reporter with the original East County Times in 2006. He started East Baltco News and later Eastcountytimes.com in 2022.