Separate car accidents yesterday claimed the lives of a West Virginia couple and a 16-year-old volunteer firefighter from Prince George's County.
State Police at Pikesville said the fatalities brought to 95 the number of people killed on Maryland roadways so far this year, compared to 106 at the same time last year.
Robert Woods Miller, 92, and his wife Catherine, 93, of Hedgesville died at the scene of an accident that occurred at 12:45 p.m., three miles southeast of Hagerstown, State Police said.
Police said Mr. Miller, who was driving south on Md. 66, failed to heed a stop sign and collided with a van that was being driven west on U.S. 40.
The van driver, Dennis Ray Stouffer, 42, of Boonsboro, was released after treatment at Washington County Hospital.
Prince George's County police said Darryl Dwight Prebble, 16, of Accokeek, was killed when his 1980 Chevette skidded off Livingston Road and hit a tree about 2:15 a.m.. He was pronounced dead at Southern Maryland Hospital.
The accident occurred on the route between the youth's home on Airport Lane and the Accokeek Volunteer Fire Co., where he was a firefighter, police said.