Baltimore-Washington Parkway reopens after fatal crash

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All lanes of Baltimore-Washington Parkway have{ }reopened{ }following a fatal accident in Laurel, U.S. Park Police say.

Just after 3 a.m. Monday{ }a car was traveling northbound on I-295 when it left the roadway and struck a tree, ABC7 reports.{ }A person, believed to be{ }a female, who was inside the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The car was found{ }overturned in the median strip, between Route 197 and Route 198. Authorities say{ }another fatal accident happened at the{ }same location on Sunday.

After being closed for several hours, the northbound and southbound lanes reopened around 8:10 a.m.