UPDATE 7:09 p.m.- On April 18, at 11:26 a.m., officers responded to the report of a single motor vehicle crash on Marshalls Corner Road near Hole Shot Place in Pomfret. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a Dodge pick-up truck was traveling south on Marshalls Corner Road when he lost control and struck a tree.

The driver, Jacob Michael Steele, 19, of Waldorf, was pronounced deceased on the scene. Members of the Traffic Operations Unit are conducting the investigation.

Pomfret, MD: A single-vehicle crash into a tree was reported this morning around 11:00 a.m. on Marshall Corner Road.

The scene to the crash is near Maurice J. McDonough High School. It is reported there is one fatality.

The road is currently closed for investigation. Find alternate routes.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is available. 

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