Accident closed Route 340 for several hours
Frederick, Md. (DG) – Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal accident that killed a Frederick County resident early Thursday morning.
Troopers from the Frederick Barrack responded to Route 340 eastbound near Route 15 for a single vehicle accident. Police say a Toyota pick up truck went off the roadway and into a wooded area. The driver was identified as 22 year old Andrew Whitworth of Union Bridge.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. 340 was shut down for nearly 2 hours during the accident investigation.