Local man dies following car crash
FREDERICK, Md. - A Smithsburg man who was thought to have had minor injuries in a car accident early Wednesday died later at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Maryland State Police in Frederick said.
Michael Fister, 28, was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital by a relative for treatment of "what appeared to be minor injuries," police said.
Fister was driving his pickup truck on Md. 77 near Stotlemyer Road at 6 a.m. Wednesday and was passing another vehicle when the pickup ran off the road and hit a tree, police said.
Police said the investigation was continuing.