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Man Seriously Injured After Struck by Car in Wicomico County

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SALISBURY, Md.- Maryland State Police say a man suffered possible life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car in Wicomico County on Monday afternoon. 

Police said that shortly before 5 p.m. a Ford Taurus driven by 40-year-old Karen D. Lanham, of Salisbury, was traveling on Old Ocean City Road near Archie Dennis Road when it lost control and left the right side of the roadway. Troopers said that after leaving the roadway, the Taurus struck a pedestrian, 53-year-old Michael Downing of New Church, Va., and then struck a utility pole before coming to a rest. 

Police said Downing, and a passenger of the Taurus, identified as 65-year-old Joan Evelyn Richards, of Salisbury, were taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center for injuries sustained in the crash. According to police, Downing was determined to have serious and possible life-threatening injuries and as a result, was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center for further treatment. 

Troopers are still investigating the crash. 

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