Maryland State Police are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of a Berlin man. A driver notified police after he passed a pickup in a ditch on Old Ocean City Road west of Richardson Road near Willards. Police say 36 year old William Hathaway of Berlin contacted his wife after the crash and said someone turned in front of him and he swerved into the ditch. Several others also spoke to him at the scene, but when EMS and police arrived, Williams was not breathing. He was taken to PRMC in Salisbury where he was pronounced dead.