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News Release, Maryland State Police-Forestville Barracks

On 4/26/2020 at approximately 9:11 p.m., Troopers from the MSP Forestville Barrack responded to northbound US Route 301 near the intersection of Cedarville Road for a report of a fatal accident involving a struck pedestrian.

The investigation is ongoing at this time but Alcohol/drug impairment is not believed to be a contributing factor in this incident.

Preliminary investigation reveals that a dark Blue Ford F-150 driven by Johnny Desmond Holmes Jr, 54 years old from Great Mills, MD was traveling north on US Route 301 in lane 1 when it struck a pedestrian with the passenger side portion of the front bumper.  The pedestrian was wearing dark clothing and was not walking in a crosswalk.   

The deceased was identified as Darryn Paul Alley, 27 yr old from Waldorf, MD.


David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...