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Missing Kentucky Man Found Dead In Maryland

Posted at 4:57 AM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 07:38:30-05

CUMBERLAND, Md. (Herald-Mail Media)– A missing Kentucky man has been found dead after a crash in Maryland.

31-year-old Avery Smothers was reported missing Sunday.

Just before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, Maryland State Police were alerted that an SUV was found down an embankment off I-68 near Cumberland.

Smothers was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say he was thrown from the vehicle when it left the road, and hit a tree before rolling several times.

His family says Smothers left Kentucky to visit relatives in Maryland.