2 area men killed in I-270 wreck in Frederick Co.

WASHINGTON – A man from Montgomery County and another from Martinsburg were killed in a crash on Interstate 270 Wednesday night.

Craig C. Sandford, 55, was driving a Chevrolet Corvette northbound near Baker Valley Road when he lost control of the car and veered off the road hitting several trees about 10 p.m., according to the Maryland State Police

Sandford, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, and his passenger Anthony L. Hose, 56, of Damascus, Maryland, died at the scene, police said.

Police said that Sandford was speeding and struck another car after changing lanes before he lost control of the car. The car also traveled through a guardrail and came to rest along the shoulder of the interstate, police said.

The road was shut down for about two hours and reopened early Thursday morning.

Teta Alim

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