URBANA, Md. - Maryland State police say the driver of a car that had been reported stolen in Virginia was killed when the vehicle left the road, went down an embankment and burst into flames.
It happened about 9 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 270 near Urbana. Troopers say the car was being operated recklessly while traveling north on the interstate.
The News-Post of Frederick reports that the vehicle left the highway, went through a guardrail, traveled down an embankment, hit several trees and burst into flames. ( http://bit.ly/uWF2wi)
The driver, who was the lone occupant, was partially ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
Troopers have not identified the driver. The crash is under investigation.
Information from: The Frederick (Md.) News-Post, http://www.fredericknewspost.com
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