A truck slid off the roadway, overturning and pinning the man under the vehicle
Adamstown, MD (DG) – Weather contributed to an accident that killed a man Monday afternoon in Frederick County.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 6900 block of Ira Sears Road in Adamstown at 12 PM.
Investigators report the driver and two passengers of the Ecology Service Recycle Disposal Company were working their route and traveling westbound on Ira Sears Road. The driver failed to negotiate a curve on the ice and snow covered roadway, and slid off the road and overturned.
Mark Steven Williams, 64, of Frederick, was riding on the back of the truck at the time of the accident. He was pinned under the overturned truck and pronounced him dead at the scene.
The driver and passenger suffered minor injuries. Police are continuing to investigate the accident.
During this winter storm the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office responded to more than 340 calls for service, including more than 20 property damage and personnel injury accidents.