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Fatal Accident On Savage River Road Discovered Monday Morning

November 19th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Update 7:05AM 11-19-19:

Garrett County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the intersection of Spring Lick Road and Savage River Road for a motor vehicle collision resulting in a fatality. The preliminary investigation revealed, James Martin Hershman (56 Years Old), of Swanton, was operating a GMC Sierra 2500 west on Spring Lick Road, when for reasons unknown, he failed to negotiate a right curve, entered the eastbound lane of Spring Lick Road and drove over an embankment. Mr. Hershman died at the scene of injuries sustained in the collision. Bloomington Volunteer Firefighters and Allegany County Ambulance 352 also responded to the scene. The incident remains under investigation…


The Garrett County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident on Savage River Road that was discovered Monday morning by a passerby.

The accident occured near the intersection of Spring Lick Road with the vehicle reportedly on it's top in the river with the victim having been ejected from the vehicle.

The identity of the victim has yet to be disclosed…


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