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Driver involved in morning crash has died, police say
UPDATE from FPD (11:48 a.m.): The driver in this morning’s fatal crash on Cowan Boulevard is identified as Welby Sowers II, 44, of Caroline County.
Mr. Sowers was driving his Chevrolet S-10 pickup eastbound on Cowan Boulevard at 8:05 a.m. when his vehicle crossed over into the oncoming westbound traffic and ended up against the brick wall at the entrance to The Preserves. Crash scene evidence and statements from witnesses indicate that Mr. Sowers was likely not conscious at the time of impact.
UPDATE: Police say the driver involved in this morning’s crash has died. Speed was not a factor. The roadway has reopened. We’ll have more details as police release them.
Cowan Boulevard westbound just past Hospital Drive will be closed until further notice due to a serious crash, police say.
A single vehicle has crashed into a brick wall at the entrance to the Preserves subdivision.