Driver went off road, hit tree, police say
By Rachel Ravina, Staff Writer
(Nov. 21, 2019) A 63-year-old man died following a crash last Saturday afternoon on Route 589, the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack said.
Investigators said Mark Scott Teeters, of Berlin, was traveling south on Route 589 in a 2008 Dodge truck when he drove off the road and hit a tree near the intersection of Taylorville Road.
State police went to the crash scene around 1:43 p.m. on Nov. 16. The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, Berlin Fire Department and Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner also assisted.
A portion of Route 589 was temporarily shut down while authorities investigated the incident, according to state police.
Teeters was taken to Atlantic General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to state police.
Teeters’ body was then transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to conduct an autopsy, state police said.