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Fatal Accident On I-70 W

April 28th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland State Police are investigating a vehicle collision that resulted in one fatality.

On 04/27/2014 at approximately 0541 hours, Troopers along with Washington County Deputies, local Fire and EMS companies, responded to I-70 westbound on the exit 12 ramp to Big Pool Rd for a motor vehicle collision.

The initial investigation revealed that 24 year old Joshua Zane Finney of Hancock, MD was driving his 1999 Chevrolet S10 westbound on I-70 when he went off the roadway between I-70 and the exit 12 ramp to Big Pool Rd.  Finney lost control in the grass, striking a road sign before re-entering the roadway of the ramp.  The vehicle overturned ejecting Finney and came to rest on top of him.

The driver was pronounced dead on scene, no one else was injured.

The initial investigation is being conducted by Senior Trooper Thompson of the Hagerstown Barrack.

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