Md. woman dead after Arlington Co. crash

A Prince George’s County, Maryland, woman is dead after a crash late Tuesday in Virginia near the Pentagon.

The Virginia State Police said Eddy A. Hernandez-Torres, 54, of Adelphi, was driving her Nissan Altima on Interstate 395 in Arlington County shortly before 10 p.m. when it went off the road, sideswiped the jersey wall and struck a crash cushion.

Hernandez-Torres was taken to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead.

Authorities are investigating a medical emergency as the cause of the crash.

Below is a map of the area near where the crash happened.

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Writer/Editor for He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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