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May 4, 2014

05/05 - Motorcyclist injured in Swanton crash

CUMBERLAND — A Westernport man was flown to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center after he was injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon on Savage River Road, according to the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office.

Thomas Seth Marple, 22, suffered unspecified injuries in the 3:20 p.m. crash that occurred on Savage River Road near the intersection with Wildland Drive in Swanton, police said.

The mishap occurred when Marple lost control of his motorcycle on a curve in the roadway and then struck a tree, police said.

Maryland State Police medevac helicopter, Bloomington Volunteer Fire Department and Tri-Towns Ambulance also responded to the scene.

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