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Update: Man Dies in Tractor-trailer Crash in Caroline County

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(Photo: Wayne Barrall Photography) (Photo: Wayne Barrall Photography)
(Photo: Wayne Barrall Photography) (Photo: Wayne Barrall Photography)

CAROLINE COUNTY, Md.- Maryland State Police say a man injured in Thursday morning's crash involving two tractor-trailers in Caroline County has died.

Troopers said the crash happened at around 7:30 a.m. on MD Route 404 and MD Route 480.

According to police, a 2006 Kenworth tractor-trailer, operated by 57-year-old Nicholas R. Maynor of Rose Hill, North Carolina, was stopped at a traffic light on eastbound MD Route 404 at the MD Route 480 traffic light. Police said a 2007 Mack tractor-trailer, operated by 44-year-old Tyrone J. Lawson, of McDonough, Georgia, was driving east on Route 480, when he struck the back of Maynor's vehicle, resulting in extensive damage to the Mack tractor-trailer. Troopers said Lawson's passenger, 26-year-old Anthony D. Pierce Jr., of Baltimore, was injured in the crash. and flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment. Troopers said that at 9:20 p.m. Thursday, he was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.

Eastbound MD Route 404 was closed for about eight hours while crews investigated and cleaned up the scene. The State Highway Administration set up traffic detours, and the Maryland Department of the Environment personnel assisted in cleaning up the fuel that spilled from the vehicles.

The crash is being reconstructed by the MSP Crash Team and troopers said charges are pending.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact TFC. Gore, MSP Crash Team, at the Easton Barracks (410-819-4747).

 

 

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