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Winchester woman killed in a hit and run incident

Frederick News Post reports a Winchester woman was killed and two others were injured when an SUV flipped over on Route 340 in Frederick County Maryland.

Maryland State Police report that a silver jeep liberty made an aggressive lane change that caused the accident according to the article.

The driver of the jeep did not stop but witnesses were able to provide a description and plate number.

The owner of the vehicle told police his son was operating the jeep at the time of the incident.

The accident killed 48 year old Shannon Kephart of Winchester who was in the SUV that flipped over.

The driver of the SUV, 61 year old Dean Kephart of Harpers Ferry was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

A passenger of the SUV,  68 year old Cathy Cyrus was flown to the Shock Trauma Center.

Two truck drivers who witnessed the crash said they saw the SUV serve to avoid the jeep go airborne and flip over.

The Maryland State Attorney’s Office is reviewing the accident and will determine what if any charges will be filed.

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