wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35


Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Mechanicsville

View Comments
police lights

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

MECHANICSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office says a man was killed when he was hit by a truck in Mechanicsville.

It happened about 7:40 p.m. Thursday on Budds Creek Road. Deputies say several people were trying to push a golf cart across the road.

Police say most of the people were stopped in the road because of oncoming traffic, but Johnny Durtche of Dumfries, Va., walked into the path of a truck driven by James Tayman III, 28, of Mechanicsville and was hit.

Durtche, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is under investigation.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,226 other followers