Chesapeake Beach, MD – On June 26 at approximately 6:37 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team were dispatched to the intersection of F Street and 29th Street in Chesapeake Beach, for a vehicle collision.

Preliminary investigation of the collision revealed the following: A 2015 Subaru Forester was traveling south on F Street. Sofia Villarreal, 20 of Chesapeake Beach, was the driver of the Subaru. Joseph Pesce, 64 of Chesapeake Beach, was riding a bicycle east on 29th Street. Both the Subaru and the bicycle entered the intersection of 29th Street and F Street at the same time. The Subaru struck the bicycle. Pesce was ejected from the bike.

Joseph Pesce was transported to Washington Hospital Center by Medivac where he later died due to his injuries from the collision. Sofia Villarreal was uninjured and refused medical treatment. Preliminary Investigation shows that failure to stop and yield at a stop sign by one or both parties involved in the collision contributed to this crash. 

The collision is under investigation by Sgt. T. Phelps of the Crash Reconstruction Team.  Anyone with additional information regarding the collision is asked to contact the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office at 410-535-2800 or e-mail the investigator at .

Previous report

Chesapeake Beach, MD – At approximately 7 a.m. Calvert County authorities reported a bicyclist was struck by a motor vehicle at 29th Street and F Street. The cyclist was seriously injured and is being flown to a regional trauma center. A helicopter is landing at Kellam’s Field for transport. Motorists should avoid the area until further notice.