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Maryland State Police News Release

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash In Prince George’s County

(COLLEGE PARK, 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 201 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, Maritza Elizabeth Martinez, 31, of Riverdale, Maryland, and the driver of the Hyundai, Lisa Marie Lomax, 53, of Forestville, Maryland, were declared deceased at the scene. 

Route 50 was closed temporarily following the crash. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration assisted with the road closure.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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CONTACT: Office of Media Communication, 410-653-4236 or msp.media@maryland.gov


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