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Man killed in US-15 crash in Frederick

Posted at 12:37 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 12:37:04-05

FREDERICK, Md. — A 31-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Frederick after trying to cross US-15.

On Monday at about 6:02 p.m., troopers from the Frederick Barrack responded to a two vehicle accident on southbound US-15 in the area of Mountville Road.

The crash involved a Mazda 3, and a Dodge 3500 which was hauling a trailer loaded with vehicles. The initial investigation determined that the driver of the Mazda, Arik Knapp, was traveling north on US-15, and trying to cross US-15 South, to continue onto Mountville Road.

Troopers stated the Mazda 3 was hit by the Dodge 3500.

Knapp was taken to Washington Medstar Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The passenger of the Mazda 3 was taken to Children’s National Hospital for serious injuries and the driver of the Dodge 3500 was transported to Frederick Memorial Hospital.

TFC Carter of the Frederick Barrack is completing the crash reconstruction investigation.