EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says a statue of a World War I soldier in Emmitsburg has been damaged after a car crashed into it.
A spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office says the statue was damaged Wednesday when a driver lost control in the rain and crashed into the statue at the end of West Main Street.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Baltimore Could See A High Of 90 Degrees On Memorial Day
The spokeswoman says alcohol or drugs did not appear to be a factor in the crash. The Frederick News-Post reports repairs to the statue are now underway.READ MORE: Two Teenagers Shot, One Killed, At Inner Harbor During Memorial Day Weekend, Police Say
The statue stands roughly 13 feet tall and depicts the soldier walking between tree stumps. His right arm is raised and holds a grenade and his left hand clutches a rifle.MORE NEWS: Baltimore City And Surrounding Communities Experiencing High Community Transmission Of COVID-19
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