CALIFORNIA, Md. (December 31, 2011)—Police in St. Mary's County report that Ali Christine Morrison, 39, of Drayden, was killed Friday afternoon in a single vehicle accident in California, Md.
Police investigators determined that a 1991 Mercury Cougar, operated by Morrison, was traveling southbound on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of South Patuxent Beach Road in California around 2:47 p.m. Several witnesses reported that Morrison's vehicle was speeding when it traveled across the northbound lane and struck the guardrail on the northbound shoulder. Morrison was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police say speed is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash; however, alcohol is not believed to be involved.
The investigation was conducted by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Crash Reconstruction Team.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash, and has not already spoken with authorities, is requested to contact Dfc. Michael George at 301-475-4200 Ext. 2269.