CENTREVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Friday night in Queen Anne’s County.
Maryland State Police responded shortly after 9 p.m. to a report of a crash involving a motorcycle.READ MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
According to police, a 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling west on U.S. 50, east of the Kent Narrows Bridge.
The driver of the motorcycle crashed into the rear of a 2005 Hummer H2. The crash caused the driver of the motorcycle to lose control before being ejected from the vehicle, police said.READ MORE: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot
The driver of the motorcycle, identified as Eric Thomas Deblase, 47, of Stevensville, Maryland, was pronounced dead at the scene.
U.S. 50 was shut down for about three hours as a result of the crash.
The Maryland State Police Crash Team has assumed control of the investigation.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Are You Eligible For A Plus-Up Payment?
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.