Police Investigating Fatal Crash In Garrett County

The Ford F350 truck | Photo from anonymous WFMD contributor

One person died in the three-car crash.

Accident, Md. (NS) – One person died in a three-vehicle crash Sunday in Garrett County.

Maryland State Police say at around 12:20 p.m., Troopers responded to a crash on Route 219 at Pine Ridge Road in Accident, Maryland.

Investigators say 93-year-old Harry France of Friendsville was driving a GMC Sierra north on Route 219 when he crossed into the southbound lanes and collided with a Chevy Trax. France then had a head-on collision with a Ford F350 pickup truck.

Officials say France died at the scene, the occupants of the Ford were taken to the hospital, and nobody in the Chevy was injured.

Police closed Route 219 for about 4 hours after the crash.

The cause remains under investigation.