Driver dead after striking Prince George’s County building

A driver died early Friday after crashing into a building in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

The crash caused a fire, police said.

The incident occurred just after midnight near the intersection of Cooper Lane and Old Landover Road in Cheverly.

The driver veered off Old Landover Road and struck a building.

Police are investigating the circumstances that led to the collision.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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