Virginia Man Dead After Crashing Into Garage Door in Maryland

Crash caused fire

Monday, Mar 12, 2012  |  Updated 10:21 PM EDT
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Va. Man Dead After Crash in Md.

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A Virginia man died after his vehicle crashed into a garage door in Annapolis and caught fire.

Anne Arundel County police said a Jeep driven by 25-year-old Dana Simonsen, of Centreville, entered the driveway of a home on Fort Hill Court about 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police said the Jeep hit the garage door, pushing it into the garage. Officers said Simonsen apparently lost consciousness with his foot on the gas pedal, causing a wheel to spin until it caught fire.

Simonsen was flown to John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he died from his injuries Monday.

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