Woman killed after car collides with snow plow


Maryland State Police troopers in McHenry say a person died following a car crash Thursday afternoon in Garrett County.

They say Jo Ann Davis, 66, of Harrisonburg, Va., was driving north on Friendsville Rd. when she lost control of her vehicle on the snow and ice covered road.

Troopers say her vehicle crossed into the southbound lane of Md. Rt. 42, hitting an oncoming snow plow.

There were three passengers in her vehicle, and all were taken to Garrett Regional Medical Center.

Troopers say, that’s where one passenger, Karen Loker, 61, of Harrisonburg, Va., was pronounced dead.

The investigation into this crash is ongoing by MSP McHenry and the MSP CRASH Team. A forensic investigator, Deep Creek and Friendsville Volunteer Fire Departments, EMS, and Maryland State Highway Administration also assisted at the scene.

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