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Two dead following a Prince George's County two vehicle head-on collision

Maryland State Police
Posted at 11:38 AM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 11:38:25-05

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash that left two people dead Sunday morning in Prince George’s County.

At about 5:10 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to eastbound Route 50 and Route 202 on a report of a two-vehicle head-on crash.

According to a preliminary investigation, a white Honda Civic was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Route 50 when it collided head-on with a white Hyundai Sonata.

The driver of the Honda, 31-year-old Maritza Elizabeth Martinez, of Riverdale, and the driver of the Hyundai, 53-year-old Lisa Marie Lomax, of Forestville, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Route 50 was closed temporarily following the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.