Tyrone Alonzo Jones Killed in Germantown, MD, Dump Truck Accident
Germantown, MD -- April 8, 2019, Tyrone Alonzo Jones was killed due to an accident where a dump truck hit him along the interstate.
Authorities with the Maryland State Police reported that the crash happened at around 12:15 p.m. along the northbound lanes of I-270, just off Route 118.
In their reports, police stated that 36-year-old Jones was walking at the time when he attempted to cross the main lanes of northbound I-270. While doing so, he entered the path of a dump truck which did not stop in time. As a result, the truck hit Jones in the roadway.
Emergency services arrived and transported Jones to a local hospital, but he later succumbed to his injuries. The dump truck driver remained at the scene and currently does not face charges.
Police have not released any additional details at this time.