Coast Guard Members Involved in Automotive Accident

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard confirms that two of its members and a government-owned vehicle were involved in a fatal traffic accident on the Coastal Highway in Ocean City, Maryland shortly after 4:30 on Thursday.

The Coast Guard members, who were not injured, are assigned to Coast Guard Station Ocean City.

According to the Ocean City Police Department, a woman and child were pronounced dead after they were taken to local hospitals.

The names of the woman and child have not yet been released.

The Coast Guard is fully cooperating with the Ocean City Police Department’s investigation, and offers its condolences to the woman and child’s family.

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  1. Alicia says:

    I just wanted to say my heart goes out to these 2 Coast Guard men. My husband and I were probably the closest behind them when this occurred and it was a complete accident on both the vehicle and the pedestrians. My husband actually wanted to contact the driver while we were on the scene to let him know that this was not his fault but was sure the officer that we gave a statement to would not allow it. I pray for peace and comfort at this time to all families involved.