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Crash On Baltimore-Washington Parkway Kills Two

The scene of the crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Greenbelt Road May 20.
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The scene of the crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Greenbelt Road May 20.

Two drivers are dead after a head-on collision on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Greenbelt Road early this morning, according to NBC Washington.

Part of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway between the Capitol Beltway and Powder Mill Road was shut down after the fatal accident; all lanes were reopened by 11:30 a.m.

The accident happened at around 6:30 a.m. Investigators tell NBC a minivan crossed the median and hit an SUV. Both drivers were killed; there were no passengers in either car.

Police have not released identifying information about either victim. The cause of the accident remains under investigation. 

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Busboys And Poets In Anacostia: Development Or Gentrification?

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