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Funeral Set For Philanthropist, Grocer Andrew Klein Killed In Bel Air Crash

BEL AIR, Md. (WJZ) -- Funeral arrangements were made for Andrew Klein, a local grocer and philanthropist, who died in a 12-vehicle crash in Bel Air Monday.

Klein, 65, will be laid to rest Wednesday, March 13 at 1 p.m.

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The funeral will be held at Levinson Chapel in Pikesville.

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Courtesy: Levinson Funerla Home

Klein, who's family owned the Harford County chain of Klein Supermarkets, which is now known as Klein's ShopRite of Maryland, was one of the two people killed in an accident along Route 24 early Monday. Five others were hospitalized after the crash.

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Tripp Johnson, 7, was also killed in the 12-car pileup that police said was triggered by a tractor-trailer that failed to stop.

He leaves behind his wife Jayne and three children -- Marshall, Sarah and Rachel.

The family is asking for donations in lieu of flowers to honor the Jewish National Fund and to the Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, Inc.

Klein was known for being a philanthropist, making donations to area charities.

More on his funeral here. 

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