THURMONT, Md. (WJZ) — A 48-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a Thurmont crash on July 4th.

Frederick County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash in the 8400 block of Blacks Mill Road around 6 p.m. Sunday.

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Mark Krebs, of Thurmont, was thrown from his bike and pronounced dead on the scene.

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A passenger from the motorcycle was taken to Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Maryland, with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators said Krebs was operating a 2006 Honda motorcycle when it traveled off the side of the road and overturned. Krebs was killed instantly.

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The FCSO is asking if anyone witnessed this incident or has more information; call FCSO Corporal Nathan Rector at 301-600-6490.

CBS Baltimore Staff