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: Marylanders, State Highway Administration Prepping For Snow Sunday, Monday
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: Maryland Weather: Dangerously Cold Temperatures Ahead Of Tomorrow's Snow Storm
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: Maryland Prepares For Next Winter Snow Sunday Into Monday
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.