Wicomico County prosecuter dies in crash

  • Rescue personnel respond to the accident that killed Wicomico County deputy state’s attorney Sampson G. “Sam” Vincent of Salisbury on Friday. The two-car collision on Route 50 in Pittsville left two others injured.
Rescue personnel respond to the accident that killed Wicomico…
June 26, 2010|By Gus G. Sentementes, The Baltimore Sun

A Wicomico County deputy state's attorney died Friday in a two-car collision on the Eastern Shore that left two others injured, according to the Maryland State Police. The crash happened about 12:15 p.m. on Route 50 in Pittsville, about 11 miles east of Salisbury. Sampson G. "Sam" Vincent, 52, of Salisbury was pronounced dead at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. His passenger, James L. "Lee" Britt, an assistant state's attorney for Wicomico County, was injured in the crash and is being treated at Pensinsula, state police said. Police said a car driven by Chastity M. Thompson, 26, of Laurel, Del., pulled in front of Vincent's vehicle at an intersection on Route 50. Charges are pending in the case.

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