One Man Is Dead Following Crash Near Westernport

One man is killed in a single vehicle, rollover crash near Westernport on Sunday, according to emergency services officials.”Fire and EMS units were dispatched at 10:29 a.m. to Rt-135 in the area of Tri-Towns Plaza for a reported vehicle crash with serious injuries,” Lt. Todd Bowman, public information officer for the Allegany County Department of Emergency Services said. “Our Joint Communications Center received calls from the scene indicating the male was entrapped in the wreckage.”Units from Westernport, Piedmont (W.Va), Tri-Towns EMS, Allegany County Department of Emergency Services and an EMS supervisor responded on the incident. Maryland State Police aviation was alerted, but canceled by units on the scene.

The male operator of the vehicle was the single occupant. No other injuries were reported, according to Bowman. The scene was turned over to Maryland State Police for investigation. They were assisted by Maryland Department of Transportation with traffic control. No additional information is available related to the incident at this time