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Thurmont Resident Dead In Motorcycle Crash

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THURMONT, Md. (AP) — A 21-year-old Thurmont resident is dead after a motorcycle crash in Washington County.

The Maryland State Police says the crash happened Friday around 6:30 p.m. on Foxville Road at Pleasant Valley Road. State Police say a truck driven by Paul Edward Wade, 62, made a left hand turn on Pleasant Valley Road and turned into the path of a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, Vincent Charles Healy Jr., was unable to avoid the truck and struck it on the passenger side.

Authorities say charges are pending. Wade, a resident of Cascade, Md., was uninjured.

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