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LARGO, Md. (AP) A water main break has closed the inner loop of the Capital Beltway in Prince George County, snarling morning traffic. Authorities say the pipe ruptured this morning between Ritchie Marlboro Road and Route 214 and closed all southbound lanes of Interstate-95 by 5 a.m. Officials say it could be closed several hours.

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) A 21-year-old Upper Marlboro man is dead after being struck on the Capital Beltway when he got out of his disabled vehicle. Maryland State Police say David Callahan was killed late Saturday when another vehicle crashed into him and his car.

TOWSON, Md. (AP) The funeral is being held for a firefighter who died after a fire at a Maryland apartment complex. Services for 43-year-old Mark Falkenham are planned today at Baltimore's Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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