March 14, 2011
A Baltimore man died after the truck he was driving west on Interstate 70 at Md. 75 crashed Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police. Elmer Smith, 41, was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead, state police said. A malfunction in the front driver’s side tire caused Smith to lose control of a westbound 1996 Peterbilt, state police said. The truck rolled over, slid into a guardrail on the left shoulder and Smith was thrown from the truck, state police said.
August 2, 2004
FREDERICK, Md. - A Middletown, Md., man died Saturday following a collision on U.S. 40 at Gambrill Park Road, Maryland State Police said. Police said Austin L. Wood, 71, of Hawbottom Road, was pronounced dead after being transported to Frederick Memorial Hospital. Police said Wood's Ford F-150 truck crossed the double-solid center lines while attempting to pass another vehicle. Police said the truck and a 2003 GMC Envoy, being driven by Vallerie B. Kee, 43, of Saint James Place in Frederick, collided head-on.
June 19, 2011
A Taneytown, Md., woman died following a head-on car collision along Md. 194 at Legore Road Sunday afternoon, according to Maryland State Police. Nellie R. Baumgardner, 86, died at Frederick Memorial Hospital following the 4:38 p.m. crash, state police said. Baumgardner died after a 2003 Ford Focus being driven by Susan Baumgardner of Taneytown crossed a yellow double line and struck a Toyota Corolla being driven by Katlyn Appler of Hanover, Pa., state police said. Susan Baumgardner was flown to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore with serious injuries, state police said.
May 16, 2013
Westbound Interstate 70 near Frederick was closed for about 10 hours following a tractor-trailer rollover that occurred Wednesday night, Maryland State Police said. A tractor-trailer carrying fertilizer overturned on the ramp at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday, state police said in a news release. The driver and the passenger in the tractor-trailer were taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, the release said. Westbound I-70 was closed until shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday, when one lane reopened.
April 19, 1997
Police log Family escapes uninjured from fire BRUNSWICK , Md. - A family escaped uninjured Saturday morning when a fire caused by a carelessly discarded cigarette swept through their Boss Arnold Road home. Charles Green, his wife and children are staying with relatives, according to Brunswick Fire Chief Roy Lipscomb. Damage to the single-story brick home was estimated at $95,000. The family is insured. Lipscomb said the fire was reported around 10 a.m. "Mrs.
June 21, 1997
By ELLEN LYON Staff Writer BEAVER CREEK - A Boonsboro man died Saturday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. 40 and Beaver Creek Road, Maryland State Police in Hagerstown said. Harry Rommeney, 66, of 9355 Childarcrest Drive, was pronounced dead at Washington County Hospital, police said. Rommeney's 1990 Subaru Justy was turning left onto Beaver Creek Road from eastbound U.S. 40 about 2:30 p.m. when it was struck from behind by a 1991 Subaru Justy driven by Sharron Louise McErlain of 9304 Stottlemeyer Road, Boonsboro, police said.
May 26, 2005
By BRIAN SHAPPELL SANDY HOOK - An 87-year-old Brunswick, Md., man died after a two-vehicle accident Wednesday in southern Washington County, just north of the Potomac River, according to Maryland State Police. The crash was reported just after 3 p.m. on eastbound U.S. 340 at Keep Tryst Road, police said. Police said a 2001 Daewoo, driven by Frank A. Miglio, 87, of Sixth Avenue, and a 1996 Honda, driven by Daniel C. Nusbaum, 20, of Diamond Drive in Walkersville, Md., collided in the intersection.
April 5, 2013
Mr. Irvin F. Stride, 97, of Frederick, Md., died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born Dec. 2, 1915, in Frederick, he was the son of the late Irvin G. and Grace E. Stottlemyer Stride. He was the loving husband of Eva M. Young Stride. Mr. Stride enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Sharon Stride Poole of Boonsboro, Md., Marty Stride of Thurmont, Md., and Kenneth Stride of New York; stepdaughter, Jean Boone of Libertytown, Md.; grandchildren, Donald Dick, Jeffrey Dick and John Stride; great-grandchildren, Jacob Dick and Elizabeth Dick; and five stepgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by daughter, Eileen Stride Vetiello; one stepgrandchild; as well as two brothers, Richard N. Stride and Robert M. Stride.
November 17, 2008
Samuel Nicholas Divel, 19 DEC. 23, 1988-NOV. 14, 2008 BRUNSWICK, Md. - Samuel Nicholas Divel, "Hambone," 19, of Brunswick, passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, surrounded by his loving family at Frederick Memorial Hospital, after a long battle with cystic fibrosis. Born Dec. 23, 1988, in Frederick, he was the son of Jeanette Beachley Divel of Brunswick and fianc, David, of Frederick and Kenneth Divel Jr. and wife, Melanie Divel, of Frederick. Sam was a very adventurous person.
January 7, 2009
JULY 31, 1941-DEC. 31, 2008 FREDERICK, Md. - Sally Ann Cannon Wolfe, 67, of Frederick, passed away Dec. 31, 2008, at Washington County Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Thomas E. "Sonny" Wolfe for more than 40 years. Sonny died Oct. 27, 2008. She is survived by a son, Ronald Toms, and a stepson, Thomas E. Wolfe II, both of Hagerstown; and three grandchildren, Christopher Wayne Toms, Thomas E Wolfe III and Daniel Strite. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert "Bobby" Cannon of Frederick.