Man killed in GW Parkway crash

A man is dead after crashing his vehicle on the George Washington Parkway in Virginia during Monday morning’s commute.

U.S. Park Police said he was traveling southbound on the parkway around 8 a.m. when he hit the guardrail under the Virginia Route 123/Chain Bridge Road overpass.

He died at the scene. No word on the cause of the crash as the investigation is ongoing.

The crash closed the southbound lanes of the parkway for a crash reconstruction, reopening around noon.

Below is the area of the crash:

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