The driver is suspected to have been under the influence of alcohol and could face charges.
FREDERICK, Md. – Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal accident late Friday night near Emmittsburg.
Troopers responded to the single vehicle accident in the 11,000 block of Taneytown Pike around 11 PM.
Their preliminary investigation revealed the driver, Yvonne Loree Avaritt, was traveling eastbound when she lost control, began to spin and hit a tree.
Her passenger, Louis Stephen Romanell, was pronounce deceased on scene.
Police said neither the driver nor passenger were wearing seatbelts. The driver is suspected to have been under the influence of alcohol and could face charges.