October 17th, 2011 by WCBC Radio
On 10/10/11, The Allegany County Sheriffs office investigated a motor vehicle crash on Barrelville Rd Mt Savage, Md. On 10/17/11, The Sheriffs Office was notified that the driver of the Tractor trailor involved in the Motor vehicle crash on Barrelville Rd., John Everett Clinger AGE 58 of Oak Hill Florida, succumbed to his injuries at Maryland Shock Trama hospital at 0130 hrs on today's date. Clinger was the driver in the single vehicle accident when he fell asleep at the wheel and the tractor trailer that he was operating went through a guardrail on a bridge and rolled down into Little Jenning's Run. Officers of the Allegany County Sheriff's Office responded as well as rescue units from Mt. Savage, LaVale, and Wellersburg. Also responding were Allegany County Hazmat and the State Highway Administration. Barrelville Road was closed for four hours until OK Towing could remove the tractor and trailer which were destroyed.