Fatal Accident In Berlin Sunday Night

BERLIN — Berlin Police on Monday are investigating a fatal accident on Route 113 on Sunday night that claimed the life of a local woman.

Around 10:20 p.m. on Sunday, Berlin Police responded to a reported motor vehicle collision on Routes 113 and 376, or Bay Street. The investigation revealed a Kia Soul driven by June Gravenor, 73, of Newark, Md., was traveling southbound on Route 113 when it struck a Jeep driven by Cody Bunting, 19, of Berlin, who was traveling eastbound on Route 376.

Gravenor was transported by Berlin EMS first to Atlantic General Hospital and then transported to Maryland Shock Trauma where she later died. Bunting was transported by Showell Fire Department EMS to PRMC with serious injuries. Alcohol was a factor in the collision. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Berlin Police Department at 410-641-1333.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.