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Posted on: August 20, 2021

FPD identifies driver in fatal South Jefferson crash; cause of crash still under investigation

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On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at approximately 1:45 a.m., officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to the 100 Block of South Jefferson Street, in Frederick City, for an accident with injuries.

 

Through the initial investigation, it was determined a blue Dodge minivan left the roadway and struck a house in the area of S Jefferson Street and W South Street.  After the van struck the house, the house caught fire, and the occupant of the vehicle became entrapped. The fire was extinguished and the driver of the minivan was extricated and transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.

 

The driver has been identified as 38-year-old Kimberly Dawn Murphy.

 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. 


The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact OFC Randy Lawson at 240-549-4461 or RLawson@frederickmdpolice.org.  Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Lines at 301-600-TIPS (8477), text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or by email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.

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