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Cumberland woman killed in accident

September 25th, 2011 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County Sheriff's Office responded to a 2 vehicle accident on Rt 220 near Hannah Plaza in Cresaptown on Saturday night at 9:08PM.  Jade Blizzard, 23 of Cumberland succumbed to injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.  She was operating a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am.  It is believed that she was travelling north on Rt 220 and for unknown reason, crossed into the southbound lane, and into the path of a 2000 Ford Expedition operated by Brook Atkinson, 50, of Cumberland.  Atkinson was transported to Western Maryland Regional Medical Center by Cresaptown EMS for treatment of injuries, not thought to be life threatening.  The accident is still under investigation.  Sheriff's Office was assisted by Maryland State Police, Cresaptown and Bowling Green Fire Departments and Maryland State Highway officials.  Rt 220 was closed for nearly 3 hours

One Response to “Cumberland woman killed in accident”

  1. September 25, 2011 at 7:23 am, Dena ( Cosner) Albright said:

    So sorry for the family of this young woman. My prayers are with her family.


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