Md. tractor-trailer driver dies in fiery crash not far from home

WASHINGTON — A tractor-trailer driver from Montgomery County, Maryland died in neighboring Frederick County after his rig struck a guardrail and burst into flames late Monday.

Karl Eugene Neal, 59, of Dickerson, Maryland died at the scene on Md. 80/Fingerboard Road in Urbana, according to Maryland State Police.

The crash involving a 2016 Peterbuilt tractor-trailer occurred at 10:45 p.m. on Fingerboard Road east of Park Mill Road.

Fingerboard Road has been closed. New guardrails are being installed.

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