Maryland State Police officers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash Friday evening in along Route 113 in Worcester County that claimed the life of a Delaware man.
According to a news release from the MSP, Jeffrey Scott Leblanc, 45, of Laurel, Delaware, drove his motorcycle into the center median for unknown reasons just before 6:30 p.m. Friday in the area of routes 113 and 589 and struck a guardrail. First responders pronounced him dead at the scene and both directions of Route 113 were closed for several hours as a result of the crash.
The release said the cause of the wreck is still under investigation. Witnesses, or anyone else with information regarding the incident, are asked to contact the Berlin Barrack at 410-641-3101.
Personnel from several agencies, including Showell Fire and Emergency Medical Services, Ocean Pines EMS and the Maryland State Highway Administration responded to the scene along with state police officers.