Tractor-Trailer Driver Killed in Fiery Crash in Maryland

The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed when his vehicle overturned and burst into flames Monday night, Maryland State Police say.

Karl Eugene Neal, 59, was traveling eastbound on Route 80 in Urbana, Maryland, when he lost control of his truck near Park Mill Road at 10:45 p.m. According to Maryland State Police, the truck overturned, struck a guardrail and caught fire. When first responders arrived at the scene, they found the tractor-trailer engulfed in flames. 

Neal died at the scene. 

Fingerboard Road will remain closed until 7:30 a.m. There will be a temporary road closure later in the morning while new guardrails are installed. Work is expected to be completed around noon.

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