Police: 1 dead, 3 injured after 4-vehicle crash on I-95 in Beltsville


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    One person was killed after four vehicles were involved in a crash in Beltsville early Saturday on Interstate 95, according to police.

    It is unclear if anyone else was hurt when the collision occurred on the northbound lanes near Powder Mill Road just shortly after 4 a.m.

    According to a preliminary investigation, a Honda Civic being driven by an unidentified female, was traveling southbound in the northbound lane when it collided head on with a Mitsubishi Gallant, driven by 31-year-old Keith J. Hingle, of Beltsville.

    The driver of the Honda then collided with a BMW 325, driven by 35-year-old Olayanju T. Kayode, of Laurel; the driver of the BMW was partially ejected through the windshield. Both vehicles then collided with a Lexus RX350, with driver 46-year-old Earl L. Ross Jr., of Mechanicsville.

    The Honda then traveled into the right shoulder of the southbound lane and caught fire.

    The driver of the Honda was entrapped in the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene by officials.

    All lanes of I-95 in the area were closed for a period of time, but officials have now re-opened all lanes.

    The identity of the person killed has not yet been released. The accident remains under investigation.

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