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Fatal crash leads to closure of Suitland Parkway

A tractor-trailer on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway crashed through a guardrail and onto Suitland Parkway early Friday, killing the driver. THe parkway was closed in both directions; one inbound lane has reopened.

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