Sunday, July 13, 2014

PGPD Investigates Fatal Collision in Upper Marlboro

The Prince George's County Police Department's Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision in Upper Marlboro. The victim is 34-year-old Jeffrey Shackelford of Lord Fairfax Court in Upper Marlboro.

On July 12, 2014, at about 8:50 pm, patrol officers were called to the intersection of John Rodgers Boulevard and Lords Landing Road for the report of a crash involving a motorcycle. When they arrived, they found Shackelford suffering from critical injuries. He was pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later.

The preliminary investigation reveals Shackelford was heading westbound on John Rodgers Boulevard, when for reasons which remain unclear, he left the roadway and struck a tree.

Investigators are looking into whether speed was a factor in this crash.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to

For more information, please contact the Prince George's County Police Department's Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.

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