UPDATE: Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred early this morning in Calvert County.  

At about 1:20 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to a report of a motorcycle crash on Hallowing Point Road in the area of Jibsail Drive.  

According to a preliminary investigation, Francis Paul Jenifer Jr., 34, of Prince Frederick, was operating a 2001 Suzuki GSXR Motorcycle that traveled off the roadway and struck a guardrail.  Jenifer was pronounced deceased on the scene.  The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed or who has information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Prince Frederick Barrack Duty Officer at (410) 535-1400.  This investigation is being continued by Trooper First Class Rutkowski.

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. — The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that Route 231 in the area of Adelina Road to Sixes Road is closed as of 1:36 a.m. due to auto accident.

The Maryland State Police is handling the incident. Use alternate route. 

This is a developing story. We will continue to provide updates as we receive them.