Union Bridge farm worker injured in accident


A Union Bridge man was in serious but stable condition yesterday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore after being thrown from a skid loader Monday.

Police said Wayne Delandio Green, an employee of the Leese farm on Ladiesburg Road in Union Bridge, was dumping hog manure into a waste management facility about 12:30 p.m. Monday when the small tractor he was driving tipped forward.

Mr. Green, 40, was wearing a seat belt but was thrown forward out of the loader seat. Police said his leg was caught between the loader bucket and the concrete edge of the pit.

Mr. Green, who lives on West Broadway in Union Bridge, was flown to Shock Trauma by Med Evac helicopter after members of the Union Bridge Fire Department freed him.

Motorist strikes, kills deer in accident on Route 140

A large deer was killed early Monday when it bounded into the path of a truck traveling south on Route 140.

The animal died instantly when struck by a 1987 GMC truck driven by Ricky Allen Simmons of Clover Court in Taneytown about 7:30 a.m. Mr. Simmons, 29, was not injured.

Marching band to sell subs as fund-raiser

The Francis Scott Key High School Eagles Marching Band is having a submarine sandwich sale to raise money.

Cold-cut subs are $2.25, and turkey subs are $2.50. Deadline for orders is Nov. 21. The subs will be delivered Nov. 28.

To place orders, call the school at 751-3320 and ask for the band director Charlie Berry.

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