Crash Near Pocomoke Leaves 1 Dead

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Maryland State Police are investigating a crash Monday afternoon that left one person dead.  Police say just before 4pm a box truck went off the roadway at Route 13 and Peach Orchard Road near Pocomoke City, struck several trees and caught fire. The driver was trapped in the cab and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Pocomoke fire officials helped put out the fire.  Several large trees were uprooted during the crash and Route 13 was closed for some time while the trees were removed.