UPDATE: Fatal crash under investigation in Ocean Pines

5/2 UPDATE: Police have released more details on Monday’s fatal crash in Ocean Pines.

According to police, just before 9:30 a.m., the victim, identified as 64-year-old Pamela Shellenberger, was walking across Ocean Parkway at the intersection of King Richard Road when she was hit by a vehicle traveling on Ocean Parkway.

Shellenberger was airlifted from the scene to TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury, where she later died from her injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as 30-year-old Bethany Jones, remained at the scene. No signs of impairment were detected, and Jones was released form the scene without injuries.


OCEAN PINES, Md. –  Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in the Ocean Pines area.

Details are limited at this time. We’re told the crash happened just before 9:30 a.m. Monday, in the 1100 block of Ocean Parkway. The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office assumed the investigation at the request of the Ocean Pines Police Department.

This is an active investigation, and anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Chris Larmore at 410-632-1111.

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