LaVALE - Deputies from the Allegany County Sheriffs Office responded to the area of Kline's Restaurant on National Highway in LaVale Thursday evening for a reported motor vehicle accident.

LaVALE - Deputies from the Allegany County Sheriffs Office responded to the area of Kline’s Restaurant on National Highway in LaVale Thursday evening for a reported motor vehicle accident.

Upon arrival, the deputies found two vehicles blocking all lanes of National Highway. Two passengers were transported to the Western Maryland Health System for treatment.

The operator of a 2014 Chevrolet truck identified as William Calvin Lytle of Meyersdale, Pennsylvania, was pronounced deceased at Western Maryland Health System.

The operator of a 2004 Buick SUV identified as Becky Roby of Piedmont was treated and later released.

The accident remains under investigation by the Allegany County Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the LaVale Volunteer Fire Department, LaVale Rescue Squad, Allegany County EMS and the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Team.