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.