OCEAN CITY, Md. (WMAR) - Ocean City Police are investigating a deadly crash that left the owner of Canton’s well known restaurant Nacho Mama’s dead Friday night.
According to police, around 8:38 p.m. officers were called to the northbound lanes of 132 nd Street and Coastal Highway for a report of a crash involving a bicycle and an Ocean City Municipal bus.
When emergency officials arrived at the scene they found the cyclist, identified as Patrick Michael McCusker, 49, seriously injured. McCusker is owner of Baltimore’s popular Tex-Mex restaurant Nacho Mama's. He was treated at the scene and taken by ambulance to Peninsula Regional Medical Center where he later died.
Ocean City Police are investigating the cause of the crash. The identity of the bus driver is not being released at this time.
McCusker is credited for helping to mold Canton Square what it is today.
"He loved it. He loved people. He loved this neighborhood," said friend Debbie Brooks. He's improved it 125,000 percent as far as community goes and giving."
McCusker's viewing will be held tomorrow, and a memorial mass will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary our Queen.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact the OCPD, SGT R. Townsend at 410-520-5357.
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