Lutherville storm victim identified as Cockeysville middle school student


The 14-year-old girl killed after a tree fell on a car in Thursday's storms has been identified as Ahjee Lawrence, an 8th-grade student at Cockeysville Middle School.

She was killed shortly after 5:30 p.m., after Baltimore County Police and Fire Departments received calls for a fatal car crash on Pot Spring Road at Deer Fox Lane.

Responding personnel saw that a tree had fallen on top of a Hyundai Sonata, traveling southbound on Pot Spring Road, with four people inside the car.

Due to the extensive damage to the car, Lutherville Volunteer Fire Co., Squad 303 used a crane to remove the tree from a top the car.

A landscaper also assisted the Fire Department in removing the tree.

The 14-year-old girl seated in the rear of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other two passengers, a 16-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl were injured and transported to the Johns Hopkins Children Center by Cockeysville Volunteer Fire Co., Medic 395, with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver, who is the mother of the deceased child, was transported to a local hospital, also with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are continuing their investigation into this crash and will release additional details as they become available.

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