Two people killed on Route 40 in Perryville, road closed

PERRYVILLE, Md. - Two construction workers are dead after a car ran through a construction site on Route 40 in Perryville Wednesday morning. 

Maryland State Police responded to the area of Route 40 and Belvidere Road just after 9:00 a.m. this morning for reports of the crash. 

Police say a car ran through a construction site, hitting the workers. The two were pronounced dead on the scene. Officials were unsure who the construction workers work for. 

Route 40 is currently closed and is expected to be closed for several more hours. A detour is in place to take motorists around the crash. 

Officials say they are working to determine if any charges will be filed against the driver.

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