WILLIAMSPORT, Md. (WJZ)– Maryland State Police are investigating a two-vehicle accident that left three people dead and injured a fourth in western Maryland.

Maryland State Police Crash Team investigators say the incident took place shortly before 7:00 p.m. on Greencastle Pike, Rt 63, just south of Findley Mill Road.

The preliminary investigation indicates a 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander attempted to make a U-turn from the southbound lanes into the northbound lanes when it was struck by a 2015 Kia Rio.

The Impact of the accident caused the Mitsubishi to overturn in the roadway and the Kia to go off the road into a grassy area.

The three people killed in the accident were all inside the Mitsubishi and have been identified as 73-year-old Charles E. Canfield, 72-year-old Carmen L. Canfield, and 82-year-old Vonda L. Jamison all of Sharpsburg area.

The Driver of the Kia has been identified as 78-year old Robert L. Wilt of Hagerstown who was transported by ambulance to Meritus Medical Center.

The roadway was shut down for about five hours following the crash.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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