Maryland woman dies in head on collision

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Eighty four year old Maryland resident Byrle Darlene Lease was killed in a head on collision on Route 522 North Frederick Pike.

Deputies were initially dispatched to look for a vehicle reportedly traveling the wrong way near Route 127 Bloomery Pike.

Shortly after a head on collision was reported near Siler Road and Shane Lane.

Lease traveling south in the northbound lanes of 522 hit Joseph Waring of Paw Paw causing Warings SUV to catch fire.

Lease was trapped behind the steering wheel and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Waring was transported to Winchester Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Route 522 traffic was diverted for approximately 3 hours.

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Fred. Co. Sheriff looking for those responsible

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The Frederick County Sheriff’s Department would like to commend whoever cleaned up the Sulpher Springs Road leading to the county landfill.

Frederick County reminds citizens to secure loads on their way to the landfill as debris escapes and lays on the side of the road.

If anyone knows who took the time to clean the road please contact the Frederick County Sheriff’s Department so they can be thanked for a job well done.

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