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Man dies after being ejected from his van in Frederick Co

Posted at 10:21 AM, Aug 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-18 10:22:20-04

THURMONT, Md. — Maryland State Police said a man is dead after he was ejected from his vehicle early Sunday morning.

Frederick Barrack troopers responded to a single vehicle collision located at S/B Rt. 15 at the 32mm, at 4:21 a.m. in Thurmont. On the scene, with the help from EMS personnel, they found an unoccupied 2017 Chevrolet Van.

During their search, State Police found a man they said was ejected from the van. EMS pronounced the driver, 37-year-old Jeffrey Brookes Ridenour of Thurmont, deceased.

The cause of this collision is currently under investigation. Lane #2 of S/B Rt. 15 remained closed during this investigation.