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Fatal Accident in Rawlings

November 12th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

On 11/11/21 at 5:40 PM, The Maryland State Police Cumberland Barrack was alerted of a serious collision involving a pedestrian in the area of McMullen Hwy South of the entrance to Weis Market.  Through the investigation it was learned that a 40 year old male was walking South on Rt 220 in the travel portion of the roadway when he was struck by a 2007 Subaru Forester, driven by a 31 year old male of Rawlings, MD, that was also traveling South.  Life saving measures were attempted but the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  Rt. 220 was closed for several hours for investigation purposes.  On scene troopers were assisted by Maryland State Police Crash Team, and Maryland State Highway Administration for traffic control.