One person dead after Rt. 15 car accident


FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — One person is dead after a car accident that shut down all northbound lanes on Rt. 15 at Orndorff Road around 1 p.m. Thursday.

Police said a car driving northbound on Rt. 15 near Thurmont t-boned a car that was turning left from Rt. 15 southbound onto Orndorff Road.

The driver of the car driving north veered off into the embankment and was ejected from the car. They were pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver reported no injuries, according to police.

All three northbound lanes on Rt. 15 at Orndorff Road were shut down for a period of time due to the accident.

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