Man dies after truck strikes tree, fence
A St. Mary’s County man died early Saturday after his pickup truck hit a tree and fence in Loveville, police said.
Franklin Irvin Bowles, 27, of Loveville, died at the scene.
The county sheriff’s office said Bowles was driving a 1999 Ford F-350 pickup north on Loveville Road near Lenny Penny Lane about 2 a.m. when, for unknown reasons, he crossed the centerline, left the road and hit the tree and fence. Speed and alcohol appear to have contributed to the accident, authorities said.
Sheriff ’s officials ask that anyone who might have seen the wreck or events leading up to it call Cpl. Brandon Foor at 301475-4200.