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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Friendsville

October 29th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On 10/28/22 at approximately 6:58 am, the Maryland State Police McHenry Barrack responded to RT. 42 (Friendsville Road) at Klotz Road, Friendsville, Garrett County, Maryland 21531 for a two vehicle collision.

     Troopers responded to the scene along with Garrett County Fire and EMS and immediately closed the road due to the accident.  A preliminary investigation conducted by MSP Crash Team and McHenry troopers revealed that a blue Jeep Compass operated by Shane Coole (36 years old) from Friendsville, Maryland, was traveling S/B RT. 42 at Klotz Road and lost control of the vehicle traveling into N/B RT. 42. Subsequently, the blue Jeep Compass collided with a red Volvo truck tractor traveling N/B RT.42. 

  The driver of the blue Jeep Compass identified as Shane Coole (36 years old) from Friendsville, Maryland, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident.  The driver of the red Volvo truck tractor sustained possible minor injuries and refused medical treatment. 

  This investigation remains open pending further investigation.