Motorcyclist loses control, hits trees, dies PTC

November 06, 1991|By Richard Irwin | Richard Irwin,Evening Sun Staff

State Police report that a Hollywood, Md., motorcyclist died yesterday after he lost control of his vehicle near Leonardtown and crashed into several trees.

Also, police reported that on Monday two people died when the car in which they were riding went out of control on a road near Oakland, in Garrett County, and struck a tree.

In St. Mary's County, Anson Lee Bush, 18, of Hollywood, was riding his 1990 Kawasaki motorcycle east on St. John's Road near Leonardtown at a high rate of speed shortly before 7 p.m. yesterday when he lost control on a curve, left the roadway and crashed into several trees, police said.

Police said Bush, who was not wearing a helmet, was flown by a State Police Med-Evac helicopter to Peninsula General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead of head injuries shortly after 8 p.m.

In Western Maryland, a Kensington man and a Columbia woman died Monday evening when the 1989 Chevrolet Beretta in which they were riding ran off Boy Scout Road, about seven miles north of Oakland, and crashed into a tree, State Police in Cumberland said.

Police said the driver, Juan Carlos Munoz-Colberg, 26, and his passenger, Katherine Decker, 31, were both ejected from the vehicle when it broke in half and were pronounced dead at the scene.

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