One person has died after a single-vehicle crash on Route 1 in Darlington early Monday morning, according to Maryland State Police.
Troopers are continuing the investigate the crash, which occurred shortly after 2:40 a.m. Monday in the 4000 block of Conowingo Road, police said.
A silver Ford F-150 was traveling north on Route 1 when it ran off the right side of the roadway, traveled down an embankment, rotated, struck a tree, overturned then caught fire, police said.
Emergency personnel responded to the scene and put out the fire and removed the driver, who was declared dead at the scene. The driver, a male, was the lone occupant of the vehicle. Police have yet to positively identify the driver; his body was transported to the Office of the State Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy.
There were no other injuries reported as a result of the crash, which remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the state police’s Bel Air Barrack at 410-838-4101.