POINT OF ROCKS, Md. - Two people died Monday in two early-morning crashes that occurred within 10 minutes of each other, police said.
Alex Keepers, 31, of Frederick, Md., was killed in a two-vehicle collision near the U.S. 15 bridge near the Maryland/Virginia state line, Maryland State Police said.
Police said Keepers was traveling south in a Jeep Cherokee at approximately 4:30 a.m. when he lost control on the icy bridge and veered into the northbound lane where he was struck by a tractor-trailer.
Keepers was en route to Loudoun County, Va., where he is a lieutenant with the fire department.
U.S. 15 reopened by 11 a.m. Monday, police said.
A Baltimore man died after a separate crash at about 4:40 a.m. on westbound I-70 at Bill Moxley Road, police said.