Fort Washington crash leaves one dead

(WJLA) - Police are investigating an early morning crash in Fort Washington that left a man dead.

According to investigators, an Acura TL and Ford Expedition were traveling southbound on Indian Head Highway approaching Palmer Road around 4:30 a.m.{ } Authorities believe the driver of the Acura struck the rear of the Ford, lost control and struck a tree.

The driver of the Acura was pronounced dead at an area hospital. He has not been identified. The driver of the Ford was not injured.

Investigators say speed appears to be a factor in the crash.