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Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

April 13th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

On April 13th, 2023 at approximately 1:00 am officers of the Cumberland Police Department responded to the area of East Industrial Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue for a fatal motor vehicle crash. Officers arrived on scene as well as EMS personnel and pronounced the operator deceased. The motor vehicle crash remains under investigation by Cumberland Police Department Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstructionist, but speed is believed to be a contributing factor. The vehicle had left the roadway, struck a utility pole, then struck an unoccupied residence, and the operator was ejected from the vehicle. The Cumberland Police Department was assisted by the Cumberland Fire Department, The Allegany County Collapse Team, The Cumberland Street Department, The State Highway Administration, and Utility Services. At this time the identify of the operator is not being released to allow further notification of family.