Friendship man killed in 1 of 3 fatal accidents

November 11, 1990|By Susan Schoenberger

A 41-year-old Friendship man died early yesterday when a pickup truck rear-ended his car as he was waiting at an intersection in the Calvert County town of Owings, authorities said. He was one of three people to die in morning traffic accidents on Maryland roads yesterday.

The Calvert County Sheriff's Office said Raymond F. McCarthy of Friendship was killed when his car was struck on Solomons Island Road at Chesapeake Beach Road. The pickup driver was not injured.

In Prince George's County, a 23-year-old Upper Marlboro man in a stolen car died after the car jumped a concrete barrier and struck another car in Seat Pleasant, county police said.He was not been identified pending notification of relatives. The driver of the other car, a 51-year-old Seat Pleasant man who also was not identified, was in good condition at Prince George's Hospital with a broken leg.

In Kent County, a 27-year-old woman driver died and her passenger was injured in an accident about 11:30 a.m. yesterday.

State police said a 16-year-old girl from Massey was driving west on Route 291 outside Chestertown when she lost control of her car, which crossed the road and was struck by the other car.

The driver, Donna Rae Mench, 27, of Rock Hall, was killed. Her passenger, Lisa Ann Elliott, 25, of Chestertown, suffered a broken neck and was in serious condition at Kent and Queen Anne's Hospital.

The teen-ager, whose name was withheld because she is a juvenile, suffered head and neck injuries. She was in serious condition last night at the Kent hospital.

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