Boonsboro Man Killed In Accident On Alternate Route 40



The car was traveling at a high rate of speed before the crash

Boonsboro, Md. (DG) – A 47-year-old Boonsboro man was killed in an accident on Alternate Route 40 over the weekend.

Maryland State Police responded to the single-vehicle crash on Alternate Route 40 and Benevola Church Road at around 5 p.m. on Saturday night. They found a 1999 Saturn SW2 overturned in the roadway.

The initial investigation determined that the driver, Michael Deshong, was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed when his vehicle left the roadway to the right side, struck an embankment, and overturned in the roadway.

Deshong was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say this investigation is ongoing and is asking anyone with information about the accident to call the Maryland State Police Hagerstown Barrack at (301) 766-3800.