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State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Oldtown

October 13th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

On 10/12/2020 at approximately 1708 hours, Troopers responded to a vehicle collision on Md. Rt. 51 near the intersection of Comerford Drive in Oldtown, Allegany County, Md.  Preliminary investigation revealed a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, operated by Matthew Brands, 28yoa of Oldtown, Md, ran off the left side of the roadway, hit an embankment and overturned.  Brands was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The investigation into the collision is continuing.  The roadway was closed for approximately 4 hours.  Investigating trooper is Master Trooper Jeffries.