One Dead in Early Morning Crash


Published 04/29 2014 04:34AM

Updated 04/29 2014 12:53PM

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. - The Washington County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that one person was killed in a single car accident early Tuesday morning.

The accident happened around 2:27 a.m. on the 17000 block of Sterling Road in Williamsport.

The driver has been identified as Donele Lynn Bowens, 39, of Hagerstown.

Authorities say Bowens was traveling southbound when his 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee left the roadway and traveled several yards, before landing on its roof. Bowens was pronounced dead on scene. 

At this time, speed is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash. 

Bowens was taken to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Baltimore for a formal autopsy.

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