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Driver dead after crash

July 25, 2000

Driver dead after crash



A woman died Tuesday morning after her car overturned on Leitersburg Pike and she was thrown from the vehicle, according to Maryland State Police.

Shirley Ann Schroeder, 47, of 13311 B Hunter Hill Drive, Hagerstown, was driving west on Md. 60 when she failed to negotiate a curve near Orchid Drive, police said.

She was alone in the 1995 Toyota Tercel, which crossed the center line and hit a concrete curb and turned over at about 6:45 a.m., according to police.

Schroeder was thrown out the vehicle through the driver's side window. She was not wearing a seat belt or harness, according to police.

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Traffic was rerouted around the accident in the 19600 block of Leitersburg Pike near the Church of Christ until the car was removed. Trooper 1st Class Kim Barnes is investigating the accident.

-Marlo Barnhart

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