Baltimore County Police say they are investigating a fatal one-car crash that happened around 9pm on Jan. 3 at the intersection of Joppa Road and LaSalle Road in Towson.
A 2001 Honda CRV was traveling eastbound on Joppa, police said, when it hit the curb and then crashed into a utility pole. The driver was the only person inside the car. She was transported to a local hospital by Baltimore County Fire Department personnel, but was later pronounced dead.
The driver has been identified as Johnnette Leah Smith, 51, of 100-block of Pysell Road, 21541. Police continue to investigate the cause of the crash.