NOTTINGHAM, MD—Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that left a Nottingham man dead on Monday afternoon.
At just after 1:3- p.m. on On August 23, Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 200-block of Golf Drive in Aberdeen for a report of a motor vehicle collision.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered a single vehicle crash involving a FedEx truck. The driver, identified as Ralph Calvert Ashley, 58, of Nottingham, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say Ashley was traveling southbound in the 200-block of Golf Drive while making deliveries, when for an unknown reason, he fell out of the truck and rolled under his vehicle. The vehicle continued another 36 feet before coming to rest in the grass on the side of the road.
Initial investigation indicates that Ashley may have suffered a medical emergency and fell out of the truck. He was not wearing a seatbelt. The investigation is active and ongoing.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or who has any information regarding the incident, is asked to call the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit at 443-409-3324.
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