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Three young adults killed, fourth injured, in Maryland crash

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Three young adults were killed and a fourth was critically injured in a single-car crash in Anne Arundel County, police said.

Shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday, officers went to the area of Piney Orchard Parkway and Riverscape Road in Odenton.

An initial investigation found that a 2005 Subaru WDX was traveling at a high rate of speed on Piney Orchard Parkway when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and the car struck a light pole. The Subaru then continued traveling and struck two trees, police said.

The driver and the three passengers were trapped inside of the car as a result of the crash. The driver and two of the passengers died at the scene, and a third passenger was extricated from the car and taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The driver has been identified as David Michael D'Augustine and the two dead passengers have been identified as Samuel Carl Schindler and Katherine Marie Warrington. All three were 22 years old and from Odenton, police said. The passenger in the hospital is 23-year-old Michael Lee Phillips of Gambrills.

According to media reports, D'Augustine was in the Air Force and Schindler was in the Navy. Schindler and Warrington were cousins.

njagoda@washingtonexaminer.com

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