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State Police investigating deadly crash in Mt. Airy

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Posted at 11:31 PM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 23:31:50-04

MT. AIRY, Md. — Maryland State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Mt. Airy.

The department said it was 3:06 p.m., when Troopers responded to the incident. When they arrived to the area of I-70 and Exit 68 they found a tow truck towing an overturned car trailer on the side of Eastbound I-70

Troopers identified the operator as 74-year-old James Larry Krantz of Ocean City. Medical officials pronounced Krantz dead on the scene.

Maryland State Police-Westminster Barrack Troopers are leading the investigation and is asking witnesses to call TFC Jonathan Horner at 410.386.3000.