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Fatal Crash on MD RT 67

June 19th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Maryland State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash on Rohrersville Road (MD RT 67) that resulted in one fatality.

At 11:12 PM on June 18th , the Washington County 911 Center received calls reporting that a vehicle drove off the roadway of southbound MD Rt. 67 north of U.S Route 340 and struck a culvert.  Troopers from the Hagerstown Barrack and Frederick of the Maryland State Police, along with local fire and EMS companies, were immediately dispatched to the scene.

The driver, 43 year old Roger D. Latham Jr, of Knoxville, MD., received severe, traumatic injuries in the crash, and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The initial investigation revealed that Latham, Jr. was driving his vehicle southbound on MD Rt. 67 and failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway, resulting in driving off the roadway and striking the ditch. 

The collision is still under investigation.  The northbound lane of MD Rt. 67 was closed for approximately three hours. 

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