1 dead after car strikes tree in Prince George’s County

One person is dead in Coral Hills, Maryland, after their vehicle struck a tree on Saturday morning.

Prince George’s County police said the car left the roadway, hit a tree and caught fire on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the intersection with Quarter Avenue, around 3 a.m. Saturday.

First responders pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Police are still working to determine the circumstances leading up to the crash.

Pennsylvania Avenue had reopened in both directions at Quarter Avenue as of 9 a.m. after an investigation. For the latest road and travel conditions, see WTOP’s traffic page.

Below is the area of the crash:

Alejandro Alvarez

Alejandro Alvarez joined WTOP as a digital journalist and editor in June 2018. He is a reporter and photographer focusing on politics, political activism and international affairs.

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