MECHANICSVILLE, Md. —We received reports earlier this morning from many community members who expressed concern for what they had driven past. Soon after hearing the community response, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office put out the following statement in regards to a motor vehicle accident:

“Use caution in the area of southbound Rt. 5 and Baptist Church Rd in Mechanicsville due to a motor vehicle accident.”

Soon after, a spokesperson for the sheriff’s office provided TheBayNet.com with the following statement:

“The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation this morning in the area of Three Notch Road and Baptist Church Road in Mechanicsville. 

The investigation continues at this time.”

This is a developing story. We do not currently have any other details about what occurred on the scene, but we will continue to provide updates as we receive them.

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