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October 14, 2012
Two people had minor injuries after a single-vehicle accident Sunday morning on Interstate 70, underneath the Beaver Creek Road overpass south of Hagerstown, according to Washington County Emergency Services. Maryland State Police responded to the accident, which was reported at 8:52 a.m. Sunday. - Julie E. Greene
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June 2, 2013
The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at the 29-mile marker are open again after a single-vehicle accident forced their closure for about two hours, a Washington County 911 supervisor said. The crash in the area of the Sharpsburg Pike interchange is being investigated by state police, the supervisor said. A Maryland State Police spokesman said a vehicle struck a guardrail, but he was not sure of the extent of injuries.
NEWS
April 23, 2008
A 24-year-old Frederick woman died in single-vehicle accident early Wednesday, according to Maryland State Police. Shannon Lee Falcon was traveling at a high rate of speed in a 2003 Nissan Altima on northbound U.S. 15 between Jefferson Street and U.S. 40 when she lost control of the vehicle on a curve and crashed into a guardrail in the median at about 1:40 a.m., police said.  She was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police said alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident.
NEWS
February 5, 2009
BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. -- Someone was killed in a single-vehicle accident this morning in the 7000 block of Hedgesville Road, a Berkeley County, W.Va. emergency services dispatcher said. The accident was reported at 6:22 a.m. View Larger Map
NEWS
October 15, 2009
CLEAR SPRING -- A westbound lane of Interstate 70 near the Clear Spring exit was closed Thursday morning after a single-vehicle accident, Maryland State Police said. No one was being transported from the scene for medical treatment, police said. The report that a vehicle rolled over in the median came in at 9:07 a.m., police said. The highway had reopened by noon, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation.
NEWS
July 29, 2011
One lane of traffic was shut down on westbound Interstate 70 near Hancock late Friday morning while emergency personnel responded to a single-vehicle accident, a Washington County Emergency Services dispatcher said. The dispatcher said the accident happened at about 11 a.m. roughly three miles east of Hancock. Further details were not immediately available.
BREAKINGNEWS
March 12, 2012
Police are at the scene of a single-vehicle accident that was reported at 8:10 a.m. Monday in the 9700 block of Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65), a Washington County Emergency Services dispatcher said. The dispatcher said early reports indicated one person had minor injuries. The 9700 block of Sharpsburg Pike is south of the Food Lion supermarket.
NEWS
April 17, 2005
NEEDMORE, Pa. - A Big Cove Tannery, Pa., man died early Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on U.S. 522 in Belfast Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg, Pa., said. Johnathan Carbaugh, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The investigation revealed Carbaugh, who wasn't wearing a seat belt, was northbound Saturday at 4 a.m. in a 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier when his car went off the berm and struck a tree.
NEWS
December 20, 2008
HANCOCK -- Maryland State Police were on the scene of two accidents involving five vehicles Saturday night near the Sideling Hill rest area of Interstate 68. A Washington County 911 dispatcher said the first accident was reported at 9:47 p.m. and that black ice conditions were reported in the area. Police said one of the accidents involved four vehicles and the other was a single-vehicle accident, all in the westbound lanes. No other information was available at 10:30 p.m., a trooper said.
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By CALEB CALHOUN | caleb.calhoun@herald-mail.com | August 12, 2013
A woman was flown to Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown Monday morning after a single-vehicle accident on westbound Interstate 70 near Hancock, according to Maryland State Police.  The driver and lone occupant of a Scion lost control of the SUV, and it went down an embankment, state police Cpl. Chris Barnard said. Rescue personnel had to free the woman from the SUV, Barnard said. She was flown from the scene by helicopter to Meritus Medical Center. The woman's condition could not be obtained Monday because her name and further details were not provided by state police as of press time.
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By HOLLY SHOK | holly.shok@herald-mail.com | August 8, 2013
A woman was killed and a man injured Thursday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident apparently caused by a tire blowout on Interstate 70 near St. Paul Road in Clear Spring, according to Maryland State Police. Brenda Dailey Adams, 50, of Cumberland, Md., was ejected through the rear of the vehicle after it overturned, police said. Adams, who was riding in the front seat, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.  The victim did not appear to have been wearing a seatbelt, police said.  Police Lt. Mike Fluharty said it initially appeared that the accident was caused by tire failure.
NEWS
July 31, 2013
A Waynesboro man was killed in a Wednesday morning vehicle crash south of town. Alfred V. Balsam, 46, of 119 N. Broad St. was pronounced dead at the scene of the single-vehicle accident at 15015 Wayne Highway, Washington Township, Pa., police said. The crash occurred at about 5:30 a.m., police said. Police were continuing to investigate the accident near Iron Bridge Road. Wayne Highway, or Pa. 316 South, is a connector road between Waynesboro and Hagerstown.
NEWS
July 22, 2013
One person was flown to a hospital early Monday evening following a single-vehicle accident in the southbound lanes of Interstate 81, just north of the Pennsylvania-Maryland state line, according to a Franklin County Emergency Services dispatcher. The dispatcher did not know the extent of the patient's injuries or the destination hospital. Pennsylvania State Police are handling the investigation. The call for the accident went out at 3:37 p.m., and emergency crews had cleared the scene by about 5:20 p.m., the dispatcher said.
BREAKINGNEWS
June 16, 2013
A woman and two children were treated at Meritus Medical Center and released Sunday after a single-vehicle accident in the area of the ramp from eastbound U.S. 40 to northbound Interstate 81, west of Hagerstown, Maryland State Police said. The interstate ramp was closed for about 30 minutes due to the accident, which was reported at about 11:15 a.m. Sunday, emergency services officials said. - Julie E. Greene
BREAKINGNEWS
June 2, 2013
The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at the 29-mile marker are open again after a single-vehicle accident forced their closure for about two hours, a Washington County 911 supervisor said. The crash in the area of the Sharpsburg Pike interchange is being investigated by state police, the supervisor said. A Maryland State Police spokesman said a vehicle struck a guardrail, but he was not sure of the extent of injuries.
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May 20, 2013
The slow lane of eastbound Interstate 70 near the U.S. 40 exit east of Hagerstown was closed for about an hour Monday because of a single-vehicle accident, according to Washington County Emergency Services. One person was reported to have back and neck pain from the accident, which was reported at 11:31 a.m. Monday, a 911 supervisor said. The lane reopened at about 12:30 p.m., according to Maryland State Police. - Julie E. Greene
NEWS
May 5, 2013
Some natural gas leaked from a gas meter at the corner of West Washington Street and Burhans Boulevard in Hagerstown's West End after it was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon, according to Washington County Emergency Services. No injuries were reported from the single-vehicle accident, which occurred at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, a 911 supervisor said. Columbia Gas was called to fix the gas leak, the 911 supervisor said.
NEWS
April 22, 2013
A Fayetteville woman remained hospitalized Monday morning at York (Pa.) Hospital following a Saturday night traffic accident. Dominique N. Snair, 24, was listed in serious condition Monday morning, a hospital spokesman said. She was flown to York Hospital to be treated for injuries she sustained in a single-vehicle accident at 8:45 p.m. Saturday on Rocky Mountain Road in Guilford Township, Pa., according to a news release from Pennsylvania State Police. Troopers said Snair was driving a Subaru Forester on Rocky Mountain Road when she lost control of the vehicle and it struck a tree.
NEWS
April 11, 2013
A woman who died Wednesday the after vehicle she was riding in crashed on Apple Harvest Drive southwest of Martinsburg was identified as Charm Marie Edwards of Gerrardstown, W.Va., West Virginia State Police said Thursday. Edwards, 70, was a passenger in a 2000 Ford Explorer that her husband, Bobby Adams, was driving when the crash occurred in the 8000 block of Apple Harvest Drive, troopers said. The accident was reported at 5:11 p.m., emergency officials had said. Edwards, who was thrown from the vehicle, was pronounced dead at 5:45 p.m., troopers said.
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