Two Newark Residents Killed In Maryland State Line Crash

On February 19, 2019 at about 12:15 PM troopers from North East Barack were dispatched to Appleton Road, just north of Belle Hill Road for a single vehicle crash. Upon arrival, troopers came upon a black 2004 Mazda 6 with two occupants off the side of the road in a yard. Cecil County Emergency Services was on scene and attempted to extract the trapped occupants.

Eventually, both occupants of the Mazda were declared dead on the scene by paramedics. The preliminary investigation showed the Mazda was initially traveling northbound on Appleton Road when for an unknown reason it left the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. The driver of the Mazda was identified as Kaitlyn N. Lewis, 19 years old from Newark, Delaware. The passenger of the Mazda was identified as Malik J. Chambers, 28 years old also from Newark, Delaware.

The Maryland State Police CRASH team will be investigating this collision. Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is asked to contact the Maryland State Police North East Barrack at 410-996-7800, in reference to case #19MSP007449

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