MSP Investigating Deadly Crash on 270

By KIRSTIN GARRISS | kgarriss@whag.com, AMY HUDAK | ahudak@whag.com

Published 01/30 2014 08:47PM

Updated 01/31 2014 11:20AM

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. - We have new updates to a fatal accident on Interstate-270 Thursday evening.

Maryland State Police say the crash involving two cars, happened around 7:30 p.m. on 270 northbound near Route 80

An investigation revealed that a car driven by Sydney Prather drifted off the roadway and into the median. Investigators say Prather then struck a second car while trying to regain control, went into an embankment and overturned.

Prather was pronounced dead at the scene. The second driver was taken to Frederick Memorial hospital. We do not yet know the extent of that individual's injuries.

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