Per the Maryland State Police: Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred this morning in Frederick County. At about 6:35 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Frederick Barrack responded to Liberty Road (MD Route 26) at Monocacy Boulevard in Frederick, Maryland for a report of a two-vehicle crash. According to a preliminary investigation, a cement truck was traveling east on Liberty Road, while a 2005 Honda Civic was traveling south on Monocacy Boulevard.
The driver of the Honda, identified as Blake Timothy Hipkins, of Thurmont, Maryland, attempted to cross over Liberty Road, but crashed into the cement truck at the intersection. Hipkins was declared deceased at the scene. No other injuries were reported. The intersection was closed until about 8:45 a.m. following the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.