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Hancock Man is dead and 2 Injured in vehicle collision

November 1st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

On 10/31/2022 at 8:09 PM, the Hagerstown Barrack was notified of a single vehicle collision in the area of US Route 40 just east of Beaver Creek Road, Washington County, MD.   Upon arrival the troopers found a 2013 Nissan Altima on its driver side in the creek.   The troopers found that the two passengers were out of the vehicle and that the driver was deceased in the driver’s seat.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as Seth Bowman, 20 year old male, from Hancock, MD.  The passengers were identified as Hailey Blotner, 18 year old female, from Hagerstown, MD and Travis Dorsey, a 20 year old male, from Hancock, MD.  Both passengers were taken to Meritus Medical Center to be evaluated.

Witnesses stated that the vehicle was traveling at high rate of speed as it passed them traveling eastbound on US Rt 40 in the area of I70.  The witness then stated that the vehicle lost control of the vehicle on the wet roadway and went over the embankment into the wooded area and struck a tree before coming to rest in the creek.

The collision is still under investigation.