Senior citizen's van plows into trailer in fatal shore crash


A 74-year-old Caroline County woman died Friday after the van she was driving struck the back of a parked tractor trailer, state police in Easton said yesterday.

Sara Woodward Eash of Greensboro and her husband, a passenger in the van, were flown by state police helicopter to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Ms. Eash was pronounced dead at about 8:20 p.m., police said.

Her husband, Alden Eash, 76, was hospitalized in critical condition yesterday, police said.

Ms. Eash was driving a Ford van on Foxgrape Road, off Maryland Route 313, at 7:15 p.m. when she struck the back of the truck, which was parked in front of a house, police said.

Residents of the house were moving out and were loading furniture on to the truck, police said.

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