An 18 yr. old lost their life in an accident over the weekend in Frederick County.
Deputies with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office responded to the 5300 block of Buffalo Road on Sunday at around 11:40 p.m. after a vehicle ran off the road and struck a guardrail and tree.
The driver, Timothy Burdette, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Burdette was taken to the Medical Examiner for an autopsy.
The accident investigation is continuing and police say speed and alcohol are believed to be contributing factors in the accident.