Leonardtown, Maryland - On April 10, 2015, at 11:00 AM, deputies responded to Point Lookout Road in the area of Radio Station Way, for a reported serious motor vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation revealed Barbara Elaine Lacey, age 69, of Chaptico, was southbound on Point Lookout Road, operating a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire. Lacey was slowing down to make a left turn into the park and ride near Radio Station Way. A 2004 Chrysler Sebring, operated by Allison Brooke Williams, age 18, of Mechanicsville, was also traveling southbound on Point Lookout Road, failed to slow down, and struck the rear of the Sunfire.
Lacey was transported to Medstar St Mary's Hospital and was subsequently transferred to Washington Hospital Center Trauma Unit. While at Washington Hospital Center, Lacey succumbed to her injuries.
St Mary's County Collision Reconstruction Team members responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. At this time, alcohol and speed do not appear to be a contributing factors in the collision.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision and who has not yet provided a statement is asked to call Deputy First Class Brandon Foor #235 at (301) 475-4200 Ext. 2265.