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Woman dies when car strikes tree in Prince George's County

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Posted at 11:32 AM, Nov 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-23 11:32:28-05

A Suitland woman died after the car she was driving crashed into a tree in Hillcrest Heights in Prince George's County, United States Park Police said.

The accident occurred in Hillcrest Heights at about 7:19 a.m. Friday. Officers were sent to the area of Suitland Parkway prior to Branch Avenue for the reported crash. Responding units found a vehicle that had crashed into a tree.

The driver of the car, a Suitland woman in her late twenties, was pronounced dead at the scene. Park Police said just one car was involved in the crash, and speed and environmental conditions may have been factors. The accident is being investigated by the U.S. Park Police Criminal Investigation Division and Traffic Safety Unit. 

U.S. Park Police are asking anyone with information about the crash, or who may have been a witness, to contact the CIB Tip Line at 202-610-8737 or call their communications line at 202-610-7500.