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Frederick County man dies in single-car accident

Saturday - 10/5/2013, 3:20pm  ET

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- A 19-year-old Frederick County man has died after the car he was driving left the road and rolled over several times.

Police believe the driver, identified as Matthew Lloyd Shook of Adamstown, was speeding at the time of the accident and that alcohol may have been a factor.

Police say the single-car accident occurred just before 3 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 340/15, west of Mount Zion Road.

Authorities say the car left the road and overturned several times. Shook was flown by helicopter to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


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