Marydel man killed in crash
BARCLAY — A Marydel man died of injuries sustained after being ejected from his motorcycle in a crash early Friday, Aug. 18.
Maryland State Police said Jaime Damasendo Escalante Jr., 28, of Marydel was westbound on state Route 302 east of state Route 313 at 5:57 a.m. when his Blue 2004 Yaaha R6 motorcycle crossed the double yellow line and drove onto the shoulder of the opposite side of the road.
Escalante lost control of the motorcycle, and it hit a State Highway Administration sign. Police said the motorcycle was traveling at an excessive speed.
Escalante was thrown from the motorcycle. He was taken by ambulance to Kent General Hospital in Dover, where he succumbed to his injuries later Friday.