Clinton woman killed in crash
A woman was killed and several people injured Thursday in a two vehicle collision in Brandywine, authorities report.
Police have identified the woman as Willow Kearse Rice, 68, of Clinton.
On May 12 at approximately 8:21 p.m., Maryland State Police troopers responded to U.S. 301 near Chadds Ford Road for a reported motor vehicle accident.
Investigation revealed that Rice was in the front passenger seat of a Nissan Maxima as it traveled northbound on 301.
For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the vehicle and entered the south- bound lanes. An oncoming Ford Expedition then collided into the passenger side of the Maxima, according to authorities.
Rice was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and a backseat passenger of the Maxima were taken by helicopter to Prince George’s Hospital Center for their injuries.
All six occupants of the Expedition were transported by ambulance to a local hospital to be treated.
Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact Cpl. J. Zimmerman of the Maryland State Police CRASH Team at 301-3921231. The investigation is ongoing.