Police ID man killed in Prince George’s Co. hearse crash

WASHINGTON — The driver of a hearse who died after crashing into a concrete median in Camp Springs, Maryland, has been identified.

Prince George’s County police identified the driver as 79-year-old Louis Rogers Sr. of Fort Washington, Maryland.

Police said the hearse lost control and crashed into a pole near the intersection of Old Branch Avenue and Allentown Road. Officers were called to the scene at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The driver was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The hearse was not carrying a casket at the time of the crash.

Police said the entire intersection was expected to be closed for several hours as police investigate.

This article was written by WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters and republished with permission. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today.

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