Fatal Traffic Collision in Huntingtown Under Investigation

October 29, 2014

fatal crashOn Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 6:13 a.m.,, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to Route 4 at Ponds Wood Rd in Huntingtown for a reported single vehicle motor vehicle collision.

Investigation revealed that a 2004 Ford Ranger truck, operated by William Sullivan, 28 of Hollywood, was traveling south on Rt.4 in Huntingtown. As the vehicle approached Ponds Wood Road, the driver lost control and struck the cement median dividing the Ponds Wood Road turn lane from Rt. 4. The vehicle subsequently struck the traffic signal pole and came to rest in the northbound lanes of Rt. 4. No other vehicles were involved.

A passenger, Amanda Kirk, 26 of Edgewater, died as a result of her injuries. The other passenger, age 2, was flown to Children’s Hospital by Maryland State Police, Trooper 7, with injuries. The driver was checked by medical personnel at the scene and was transported with the child.

Troopers from the Maryland State Police CRASH Team responded to the scene to reconstruct the accident.

Personnel from Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and the Calvert County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

The case is still under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact TFC S. Lewis at (410)535-1400