(CRISFIELD, Md.)- A single vehicle accident on Crisfield Highway near Marion Station leaves a 57-year-old Somerset County man dead.

Maryland State Police said William Bashor, 57, of Marion Station, was driving a car that veered off the road into the right shoulder of the lane. Bashor struck a utility pole and was ejected from the vehicle upon impact and pronounced dead at the scene.

The fatal accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

Crews closed Crisfield Highway at Charles Cannon Road until 8:30 p.m. Maryland State Police are investigating.