Men killed, injured in Bay Bridge incidents identified
The Maryland Transportation Authority Police have identified the two men killed and one injured in a bizarre series of events Monday on the Bay Bridge.
Killed in a crash in which he was thrown from the eastbound span was Harry Blauvelt, 70, of Chester on Kent Island. Blauvelt, a retired golf writer, was pushed over the Jersey barrier wall when a truck driven by Enos Hutton Sage, 63, of Severn, struck Blauvelt's disabled 2001 Honda in the right lane of the bridge. The truck pushed the Honda into Blauvelt, who had left his vehicle, about 10:30 a.m. and flung him into the water 52 1/2 feet below. He was recovered from the water but pronounced dead at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
At 3:30 p.m., a man left a car in which he was a passenger on the westbound span and went over the side of the bridge near its highest point, 180 feet above the water. A 38-year-old Salisbury resident was killed in the incident, according to transportation authority police spokesman Sgt. Jonathan Green.
Green said there were no indications of foul play. He added that the driver was a female relative of the victim.
About three hours earlier, at 12:30 p.m. another man went over the side about sixth-10ths of a mile from the spot of the later incident. The man, who had apparently abandoned his vehicle on the bridge, was rescued from the water and transported to the Maryland Shock-Trauma Center with what were described Monday as "life-threatening" injuries. Green said that as of Tuesday the 21-year-old resident of Owings in Calvert County was listed in stable condition.