Head-on crash kills Mechanicsville man in Waldorf

A head-on collision killed a Mechanicsville man in Maryland’s Charles County Friday morning.

The 6:20 a.m. crash on Md. Route 5/Mattawoman Beantown Road at Pinefield Drive in Waldolf closed the northbound lanes all morning. The road opened around 9:45 a.m.

Maryland State Police said their preliminary investigation showed the driver of a silver Toyota Camry drove south in the northbound lane and crashed into a Ford F-150 pickup truck.

The driver of the truck, William Joseph Tucker, 67, died at the scene.

A U.S. Park Police helicopter took the driver of the Camry to MedStar Washington Hospital Center for treatment of his injuries.

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