October 27th, 2013 by WCBC Radio
According to the Mineral County Sheriff's Department, an 18-year-old Burlington man suffered fatal injuries in a single-vehicle accident late Friday on Knobley Road south of U.S. Route 50. The Cumberland Times News reports Brandon R. Sites died at Potomac Valley Hospital following the 10:19 p.m. crash that also injured two Burlington men who are brothers.
Sites was a passenger in a Chevrolet pickup operated by Nicholas R. Shoemaker, 18, and also occupied by 22-year-old Lucas Shoemaker.
Both Shoemakers were taken to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center in Cumberland where they were treated and released, police said.
Police said the accident occurred when the truck veered off the highway, struck an embankment and overturned.
The Mineral County 911 center alerted two ambulances from the Burlington Volunteer Fire Department and one from the New Creek Volunteer Fire Department.
December 10th, 2012 by WCBC Radio
The Garrett County Sheriff’s office reports that a Swanton woman was killed after a drunk driving crash in Garrett County early Sunday afternoon. Bryson Dixon, 24 of Oakland, wass driving an SUV eastbound on Route 50 when for unknown reasons he lost control and hit an embankment causing his vehicle to overturn. 21 year old Samantha Gibson was thrown from the vehicle. She was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital where she died from injuries she sustained in the crash. Dixon was arrested and charged with DUI.
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