Charles Gross Death – Authorities are investigating the fatal two-vehicle crash on Sharpsburg Pike north of the town. The accident happened just south of Taylors Landing Road around 7 p.m. Wednesday, night. The victim that died was identified as 36-year-old Charles Arlen Gross of Mills Road.
The preliminary investigation shows 32-year-old Emily M. Grimes Cothran of Sharpsburg was traveling in a 1998 Ford Econoline van and driving south on Sharpsburg Pike, also known as Md. 65 when he crossed the centerline into the path of a 2009 Chevrolet HHR crossover vehicle heading north, the release states. The van hit the Chevrolet head-on.
Gross sustained severe injuries and was declared deceased at the scene of the accident. Cothran was transported to Meritus Medical Center for treatment. She was said to be in a severe condition as of Thursday, morning.
A passenger in the Chevrolet identified as 42-year-old David Wayne Stephens from Hagerstown was transported tpMeritus Medical Center.
Charles Gross Obituary will be made available by the family.