No Charges To Be Filed In Fatal Crash In Monrovia

The Sheriff’s says the at-fault driver was killed in that accident.



Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says no charges will be filed in connection with a fatal crash earlier this month in Monrovia. Authorities says that’s because the at-fault driver identified as Jose Antonio Fernandez Mercado,42, of Germantownm, was killed in that accident. They also speed was a factor in this crash.

On the evening of Monday, July 6rh, a Cadillac sedan operated by Mercado was traveling south in the 5000 block of Lynn Burke Road when it crossed the center line, and struck a Dodge Ram truck pulling a trailer.

Mercado was pronounced dead at the scene. Three other occupants were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Dodge Ram was not hurt..



By Kevin McManus