Fatal Accident On Route 40 In Washington County Under Investigation

32-year-old man from Hagerstown killed after his truck hit a utility pole

Hagerstown, Md. (DG) – A fatal accident on Route 40 In Washington County early Monday morning is under investigation by Maryland State Police.

Troopers responded to Route 40 and Rockdale Road and found a 2013 Ford F650 rollback into a utility pole with the driver unconscious.

The driver, Zachary Reid, 32 years old, of Hagerstown, was taken to Meritus Medical Center and pronounced dead.

According to a press release, Reid was driving his truck eastbound on Route 40 in the area of Rockdale Road, when he went off the roadway and struck the pole.

The investigation into the accident is continuing, and police are asking anyone with information to call.