Maryland Crash Kills Accomack Woman


By Linda Cicoira — A young Accomack County woman was killed in a traffic accident in Princess Anne, Md., early Tuesday morning, according to Maryland police.

Courtaja Antrice Duncan, 19, of Painter, had been driving alone in the vehicle and was discovered by a trooper who came upon the crash.

At about 1:35 a.m., March 12,  the officer was patrolling the intersection of Route 13 and Stewart Neck Road in Somerset County, Md., and found a white Dodge Magnum, that displayed a Maryland license plate, had been southbound on Route 13, left the road, and struck the heavily wood portion of the median. The cause of the crash has not been determined, according to Duty Officer Ron Synder.

A Maryland State Police reconstructionist was called to take over the investigation. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office and the State Highway Administration also assisted. The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office notified the woman’s parents, Maryland authorities stated.

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