Maryland State Police Press Release
(ANNAPOLIS, MD) – Two teenagers, injured yesterday when the car they were sitting in behind stopped traffic on Rt. 50 was struck, were both pronounced dead today as a result of injuries sustained in the Anne Arundel County crash.
The deceased are identified as Susannah Badders, 19, of Manchester, Md., and her friend, Jason Simpkins, 19, of Ellicott City, Md. Both were pronounced dead today at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where they had been flown yesterday following the crash in which they were injured. Susannah Badders’ father, Raymond Badders, 63, of Manchester, died at the scene of the crash yesterday.
The crash occurred at about 2:45 p.m. yesterday on eastbound Rt. 50 at the Rt. 665 overpass. Details issued yesterday about the crash can be found in the previous news release at: https://www.mdsp.org/News/PressReleases/tabid/359/ctl/Detail/mid/1088/xmid/22768/xmfid/4/Default.aspx.
The investigation into the crash is continuing. No charges have been filed at this time. The completed investigation will be forwarded to the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office for review regarding charges.