One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Cecil County early Saturday morning, according police.

The accident occurred just before 2:30 a.m. along Route 273 near Blue Ball Road in Elkton.

A Mazda3 sedan was backing up along the westbound shoulder of Route 273 when a Chevy Silverado pickup truck driving west hit its rear.

The driver of the Mazda was killed, police said.

The driver of the truck and a passenger in the sedan suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.

Officers from the Maryland State Police's North East barracks are investigating.

The name of the person who died will be released after relatives are notified, police said.

Hanah.cho@baltsun.com

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