Md. man dead after car strikes tree

WASHINGTON — A Maryland man is dead after he lost control of his Ford Mustang and crashed into a tree, police said.

Around 1:45 a.m. Sunday, state police responded to reports of a single-car crash along Pennsylvania Avenue at Ritchie Marlboro Road in Prince George’s County.

When they got there, they discovered that a 2013 Ford Mustang had left the roadway and slammed into a tree.

The driver, Cevon Marshall Mclean, 59, of Lothian, Maryland, suffered fatal injuries and was declared dead at the scene.

A preliminary investigation revealed that Mclean had been traveling southbound in lane 2 when he lost control of his car, but troopers are still reviewing the incident.

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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