Cumberland Times-News

October 8, 2013

Mother dies, kids injured in crash - 10/09


Cumberland Times-News

— LA PLATA (AP) — The Charles County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was killed and her two young children were injured when the car the woman was driving left the road and hit a tree.

It happened about 8:40 a.m. Tuesday on Parkway Subdivision Road in La Plata. Deputies said 30-year-old Sharon Marie Sams of La Plata was driving when her car left the road for an unknown reason and hit a tree.

Police said Sams died shortly after the crash. Her children, a 6-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl, were flown to local hospitals.