News Release, Prince George’s County Police Department

Brandywine, MD- The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision in Brandywine. The victim is 39-year-old Dempsey Herring Jr. of Waldorf.

On April 29th, at approximately 9:20 pm, patrol officers were called to Brandywine Road and Lee Acres Drive for the report of a single-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.

The preliminary investigation revealed Herring was traveling southbound on Brandywine Road when for reasons that remain under investigation, he crossed the double yellow line, left the roadway and ultimately struck a pole. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.

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