Fatal Car Crash in Hughesville

June 4, 2013

CCSO Logo 2013On June 1 at 5:53 p.m., officers responded to the area of Oaks Drive and Serenity Drive in Hughesville for the report of a single vehicle car crash.

A preliminary investigation showed Clyde Joseph Gainer, Jr., 51, of Charlotte Hall, was operating a Ford Ranger north on Oaks Road when he passed a car on the double yellow line. He lost control of his vehicle, struck a ditch and the vehicle overturned. Gainer was ejected and pronounced dead on the scene.

Cpl. M. Clark of the Traffic Operations Unit is investigating.