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Double Fatal Accident in Hagerstown

February 1st, 2014 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that resulted in two fatalities.

On 02/01/2014 at approximately 0201 hours, Troopers along with Washington County Deputies, local Fire and EMS companies, responded to Cearfoss Pike west of Garden View Drive for a motor vehicle collision

The initial investigation revealed that 31 year old Shawn Ashley Minnick of Hagerstown, MD was driving her 2002 BMW M3 westbound on Cearfoss Pike when she attempted to pass another vehicle traveling in the same direction.  Ms Minnick lost control of the vehicle and went off the south side of the roadway.  After leaving the roadway, the vehicle struck a utility pole, which was completely sheared off, a Verizon telephone utility box and a large boulder.  The vehicle came to rest on its roof.

The driver and a male passenger in the vehicle, 29 year old Courtney Lee Bridge were both killed.  No one else was injured.

Anyone with additional information is requested to contact Senior Trooper Faith  at 301-766-3800.

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