A collision on northbound Route 1 Tuesday afternoon killed a Columbia man, according to Howard County Police.
Police said Robert Allen Styers, 34, of Thicket Lane in Columbia, was driving an Isuzu box truck when it struck a stopped or slowing tractor trailer from behind around 1:35 p.m. on Route 1 near Corridor Road in Savage. Sayers was pronounced dead at the scene, reported police.
The driver of the tractor trailer, Daniel Charles Kitchen, 36, of Elkton, was taken to Howard County General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police.
Northbound Route 1 was closed following the collision, and may be closed for about another hour, said police.
Police are investigating the cause of the collision.