Frederick Man Killed In Crash Tues. Morning On Rt. 85

The crash involved bicycle and a tractor trailer.


Frederick, Md (KM) A Frederick man riding a bicycle was killed in a crash Tuesday morning with a tractor trailer.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says Brian E. Argy  was riding his bicycle  north on Route 85 north of the Interstate 270 overpass when he struck the curb as the big rig passed. Argy  fell onto the roadway and was run over by the rear axle of the tractor trailer.

The truck driver, identified as Luther Layton of Windsor Mill, Md., stopped to check on Argy, and called 911.

Argy  was pronounced dead at the scene.  His body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

Authorities say the crash remains under investigation, but there is no indication that either man involved was impaired at the time.

In addition to the Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, CHART, Frederick County Fire and Rescue also responded to the scene.


By Kevin McManus