BERLIN, Md.- A 22-year-old man is dead after being ejected from his vehicle during a crash this morning.
Maryland State Police said Ryan Young Hatton of Glenn Dale in Prince George’s County, Maryland, was traveling westbound on Route 50 when he lost control of his 2000 Toyota.
The incident happened at 4 a.m. west of Riddle Lane.
Police said Hatton’s car traveled through the median, across eastbound lanes of Route 50 and struck a traffic signal support pole at the intersection for one of the entrances into Walmart/Home Depot. Police said Hatton was ejected from the car after it overturned.
Hatton was taken by ambulance to Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, where he died from his injuries.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.
Eastbound US Route 50 was shutdown for several hours during the investigation and debris cleanup this morning.