Prince George County Crash – On Thursday Morning, Maryland State Police where called around 8:15 am to MD Route 214 in the area of Jared Road in Bowie for a report of a fatal crash that happened in Prince George’s County, involving a 62-year-old Karen Lee Towle Ackermann of Bowie who was riding a bicycle at the time of the collision.
Ackermann was pronounced dead by the EMS personnel at the scene. An autopsy carried out is pending examination by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Authorities identified the driver of the other vehicle involve in the crash as Danielle Holly Cohill, 33, of Bowie.
Cohill was driving a black 2016 Jeep Cherokee when the crash occurred. Charges are still pending.
Ongoing investigation states that the driver of the jeep was east on MD Route 214 in the left lane. It is believed that Cohill drifted into the right turn lane for unknown reasons, and stroke the bicyclist who was riding in the right turn lane on MD Route 214.
The investigation is being handled by the Maryland State Police Crash Team.
Witnesses or anyone with any useful information that will aid investigation is asked to contact the Forestville Barrack at 301-568-8101.