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Charles County Sheriff's Office

Driver in Motor Vehicle Crash on St. Charles Parkway Succumbs to Injuries

DATE: November 23, 2021                   

CONTACT: Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On November 21 at 3:37 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of St. Charles Parkway and St. Ignatius Drive for the report of a motor vehicle crash. A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of a vehicle was making a left turn from St. Ignatius Drive onto St. Charles Parkway when he failed to negotiate the turn, went across the median, and struck a tree. The driver, Jeffrey Morgan Hedrick, 51, of Waldorf, was transported to a hospital. On November 22, Hedrick was pronounced deceased as a result of the injuries he sustained in the crash. Anyone with additional information is asked to call PFC D. Walker at 301-609-3251. The investigation is continuing.

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