1 Killed In Crash In Southern Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say one person was killed another was injured in a collision at the southern end of Washington County.

Police say the crash happened Thursday afternoon on Route 340 at Keep Tryst Road.

Witnesses tell police that the car being driven by 70-year-old Robert Matthew Michalak, of Charles Town, W. Va., didn’t come to a complete stop before pulling into an intersection. The car pulled into a lane directly in front of a pickup truck, which hit the driver’s side door.

Police say Michalak was killed on impact, while the driver of the truck was treated for minor injuries at a hospital in

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