UPDATE: Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed 35-Year-Old Lusby Man

November 7, 2021

UPDATE 11/8/2021: On November 7, 2021 at approximately 8:30 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to report of a serious motor vehicle crash in the area of Maryland Rt. 260 and Rymer Way in Owings, MD.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered two vehicles involved, a 2020 Ford Transit Van and a 2016 Audi Q3.

Preliminary investigation revealed, the 2020 Ford Transit Van was traveling west on Maryland Rt. 260 at a high rate of speed according to witnesses, when it struck a 2016 Audi Q3. The Ford Transit continued traveling into the grassy median where it struck a tree.

The Audi sustained disabling damage and came to rest on the shoulder of the roadway.

The operator of the Ford Transit van, Kyle Eugene Jones, 35 of Lusby, MD was pronounced deceased by emergency medical personnel on scene. The front seat passenger of the Ford transit van was identified as Catherine Elizabeth Truske, 26 of Bowie, MD. Truske was transported via MSP Trooper 7 to Capital Region Hospital in stable condition.

The occupants of the Audi were not injured.

Senior Deputy First Class Jeffrey Hardesty of the Crash Reconstruction Team is conducting the investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed this accident, is asked to please contact S/DFC Jeff Hardesty with the Crash Reconstruction Team at (410) 535-2800 or via e-mail: [email protected]


11/7/2021: On Sunday, November 7, 2021, at approximately 8:34 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Boyds Turn Road and Rt.260 in Owings, for the motor vehicle collision reported serious with one vehicle overturned.

Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle overturned with at least one person trapped, firefighters requested a helicopter for two victims with serious injuries.

Emergency medical personnel pronounced one of the patients deceased on the scene.

Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 7 landed nearby and transported a single patient to an area trauma center.

Police are investigating the collision.

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office released the following – Rt260/Rymer Way Owings currently shut down in both directions due to an accident.

Updates will be provided when they become available.