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      Brian Benson killed in McLean motorcycle crash

      A Hyattsville man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding was hit by a car{ }head-on in McLean.

      Police say 58-year-old Brian Benson was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

      Authorities say Benson was traveling east on Georgetown Pike when a Mercedes, traveling west, crossed the center line of the roadway and struck{ }him shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday.

      The driver of the car, 30-year-old Gabriel Arevalo-Melendez, of Sterling, is charged with reckless driving.

      Georgetown Pike was closed in both directions for several hours while crash reconstruction detectives investigated.