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Pickup, Dump Truck Collide Head-on Near St. Michaels

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ST. MICHAELS, Md.– A head-on collision between a pickup trick and a dump truck near St. Michaels sent one man to the hospital on Tuesday.

Maryland State Police said the crash occurred at around noon on St. Michaels Road near Travelers Rest Road.

Police said an investigation revealed that the pickup, driven by 50-year-old Howard K. Turner of Royal Oak, was traveling westbound toward St. Michaels when it crossed onto the eastbound lane directly into the path of a commercial dump truck driven by 54-year-old Randy M. Saulsbury of Cordova. Investigators said Saulsbury attempted to swerve out of the way when Turner struck his vehicle, causing the truck to drive into a ditch.

Turner was flown from the scene to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for minor injuries. According to police, alcohol was a factor in the incident charges are pending.

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