CALIFORNIA, MD. (Sept. 12, 2014) — A man operating a mini-bike equipped with a motor on Town Creek Drive in California, Md., without the benefit of lights and wearing dark clothing, was struck by one motorist and when ejected was flattened by another. In spite of the best efforts of the heroic Lexington Park Vol. Rescue Squad, Advanced Life Support Medics, Maryland State Police Medevac Trooper Seven and doctors at a trauma center — he died.
On Friday May 16, 2014 at approximately 12:09 PM, Washington County Fire/EMS Officials were notified that a 65 year-old hiker located on a remote portion of the Appalachian Trail was possibly having a stroke. Washington County requested the Maryland State Police Aviation Command to respond and assist in locating the acutely ill hiker.