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.

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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.

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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.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

CBS Baltimore Staff