Police: 1 dead, 1 injured after fatal collision in Charles County


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    Maryland State Police are currently investigating a fatal collision that left one person dead and another injured early Saturday morning in Charles County.

    At approximately 12:42 a.m., Maryland State Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles southbound on Route 301 in the area of Route 234 in Newburg.

    A preliminary investigation conducted by MSP indicated that a 1995 Ford F-150 was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Route 301. At the same time, a 2017 Honda Civic was traveling in the same lane going southbound.

    The driver of the Ford F-150 collided head-on with the Honda Civic. After the crash, the Ford F-150 overturned and came to rest on it's roof.

    The driver of the Ford F-150 was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the Honda Civic, 22-year-old Krystal Danielal-Lyn Lewis, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

    The deceased victim, the driver of the Ford F-150, has not yet been identified. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision.

    Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact Maryland State Police at 301-392-1231.


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