UPDATED: Route 50 REOPENS at Riddle Lane East of Berlin after Crash

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UPDATED – Maryland State Police have identified the driver in the vehicle crash this morning on Route 50 in Berlin. He is 19 year old Tyler Birch of Ocean Pines. He was the only person in the vehicle. The investigation is continuing.

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UPDATED – 8:30AM – Route 50 has reopened at Riddle Lane near Berlin after a single vehicle crash early this morning that left one person dead.

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Route 50 is closed in both directions in the area of Riddle Lane after a single vehicle crash early this morning. Maryland State Police were called just before 4:30 this morning after a single vehicle in the eastbound lanes left the road and struck trees in the median. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The Worcester County Sheriff’s Department and Ocean City Fire Department were also on the scene.