Crash on Route 589 Near Ocean Pines Leaves 1 Man Dead

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A crash on Route 589 and Beauchamp Road near Ocean Pines resulted in the death of a 25 year old man. Maryland State Police say the driver of the pickup lost control and jumped the curb, crossed the roadway and struck and island and a traffic signal pole. The driver was not injured, but the passenger was partially ejected. He was taken to Atlantic General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver was released pending charges, which will be determined in coordination with the state’s attorney’s office after results from DUI testing are received. The investigation is continuing.