WESTERNPORT — A Frostburg man was killed and a West Virginia woman injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon on Route 135 between Westernport and McCoole.

WESTERNPORT — A Frostburg man was killed and a West Virginia woman injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon on Route 135 between Westernport and McCoole.
According to Maryland State Police, Ethan Malec, 19, of Frostburg, suffered fatal injuries in the 5:12 p.m. incident which occurred in the vicinity of Smith Transport.
Malec was pronounced dead at the scene.
Raven Ladd, 19, of Hardy County, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was injured and taken to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center by ambulance.
Police said Malec was operating a Dodge Neon east when the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a guardrail and a fire hydrant before coming to rest.
Rescue and fire units from Allegany and Mineral County responded to the scene, and Route 135 was reduced to one-lane traffic for some time.