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National Highway Accident

November 20th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

On 11/19/14 approx. 6:00 p.m., Deputies from the Allegany County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection of National Highway and Vale Summit Rd. for a reported vehicle crash with injuries.  Investigation revealed that a 2014 Nissan operated by Helen Francis Hannon (70 years old, Westernport) was traveling W/B on National Hwy. and attempted to turn left onto Vale Summit Rd.  In doing, the operator failed to yield the right of way for a 2014 Honda traveling east bound on National Hwy. approaching the Vale Summit Rd. intersection, operated by Marna Cavey (49 years old, Cumberland) and the vehicles collided.  Both operators were transported to the WMHS-RMC by ambulance with reported non-life threatening injuries and both vehicles were towed from the scene.

     The east bound lane of National Hwy. was closed for approximately one (1) hour.  Deputies were assisted at the scene by volunteers from the Frostburg Fire Dept., Frostburg Area Ambulance Service, Shaft Fire Dept., LaVale Rescue Squad as well as a Trooper from the Maryland State Police Aviation Division.



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