Passenger In Vehicle Involved In Fiery Crash Has Died

Sheriff’s Office says he succumbed to his injuries on Thurs.,  Aug. 15th.



Frederick, Md (KM) A Frederick man who was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a fiery crash earlier this month has succumbed to his injuries. The Sheriff’s Office reports Alexander Dennie, 23, died Thursday at Johns Hopkins Bay View Medical Center in Baltimore..

Dennie was a passenger in a Volkswagen Golf which ran off the road at the intersection of Elmer Derr Road and Elmer Road on Thursday, August 8th. It struck a drainage culvert and came to rest on Elmer Road. One occupant was partially ejected. The vehicle  burst into flames.

The others involved in the crash were Ryan Tydings, 26, of Frederick, who was the driver. He was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Bay View Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The other passenger was Jessica Crum, 23, of Frederick. She was flown out by State Police helicopter to Shock Trauma in Baltimore, authorities say.

The investigation is continuing, and charges are pending, the Sheriff’s Office says.


By Kevin McManus