Joann Elizabeth Yeatts, 55, Identified as Victim in Fatal Glen Burnie Accident

Joann Elizabeth Yeatts, a 55 year old woman from Glen Burnie, has been indentified as the victim in a fatal crash on East Furnace Branch Road. 

On October 24, 2020, at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers responded to Furnace Branch Road E. near Langley Road N., for a crash involving a pedestrian. A blue Chevrolet Colorado was traveling westbound on Furnace Branch Road E. approaching the intersection with Langley Road N. and struck a pedestrian walking in the roadway. 

The pedestrian, Ms. Yeatts, was pronounced dead at the scene by Anne Arundel County Fire Department paramedics. The driver of the Colorado remained on scene and did not suffer injuries.

Pedestrian error is the primary cause of this crash. The crash is currently under investigation by the Traffic Safety Section.