LA PLATA, Md. (May 5, 2010)—On Tuesday, David Michael Krankowski, 20, of St. Leonard, Calvert County, perished in a two vehicle accident in Hughesville. Police say Mr. Krankowski was driving a 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse westbound on Maryland Route 231 and passing other westbound vehicles in a no passing zone. Mr. Krankowski lost control and subsequently collided with an oncoming 2004 Ford Econoline van driven by Dean Allen Justice, 52, of Huntingtown.
Mr. Krankowski was transported to Calvert Memorial Hospital and was pronounced deceased at 3:02 p.m. by Dr. S. A. Mohommadi.
Mr. Justice was transported to Prince George's Hospital Trauma Center via Trooper 7 with non-life threatening injuries.
The accident was investigated by the Maryland State Police, La Plata Barrack.