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Wreck on Rt. 301 Took the Life of Fribel Garcia Velazquez, 22

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At 9:21 p.m.  Nov. 9, A 1994 Ford Crown Victoria being operated by Fribel Garcia Velazquez, 22, of La Plata, was traveling northbound on U.S. Rt. 301, south of Bel Alton-Newtown Road. 

For unknown reasons, police say the vehicle left the road and entered the median where it struck a culvert and went airborne.

The vehicle turned back in the northbound lanes where the driver was ejected.  Mr. Velazquez received incapacitating injuries and was flown to Washington Hospital Center, Med Star, by Maryland State Police helicopter, Trooper 2.

He died on Nov. 11, at 9:15 a.m. from injuries he sustained in the accident.  Alcohol was not a contributing factor in this accident.

Trooper W. Jenkins is conducting this investigation.

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