Fatal motorcycle accident in Howard Co.
A 68-year-old Ellicott City woman was killed after the motorcycle on which she was riding was rear-ended by a car, Howard County police said Monday.
Cecilia Ann Amato was a passenger on a 2005 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle traveling eastbound on U.S. 40 near Marriottsville Road and preparing to slow down for a red light about 8:10 p.m. Sunday, when it was rear-ended by a 2008 Honda Civic, officials said.
Amato was transported by ambulance to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where she died from her injuries early Monday.
The motorcycle operator, Antonio J. Amato, 74, also of Ellicott City, was also transported by ambulance to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he is listed in stable condition.
The driver of the Civic, Alison Lesly Walsh, 22, of the 9400 block of White Cedar in Owings Mills, was not injured in the collision. The investigation into the incident is continuing.
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| July 12, 2010; 2:15 PM ET
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