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Deadly crash closes Suitland Parkway in DC for hours

US Park Police are investigating a deadly crash that closed the Suitland Parkway near Southeast DC early Sunday morning

US Park Police are investigating a deadly crash that closed the Suitland Parkway near Southeast DC early Sunday morning.

The crash happened sometime before 2 am and shut down the parkway in both directions until around 7:45 am Police did not identify the victim.

Additional details such as how many people were involved in the crash or what caused the crash were not given by police.

WTOP Traffic reported the Suitland Parkway was still closed between Naylor Road and Stanton Road for over 5 hours Sunday morning.



US Park Police said Eastbound traffic is diverted to Alabama Avenue. Westbound traffic is diverted to Naylor Road.

Below is the area where the crash happened:

This is a developing story. Stay with WTOP for the latest.

WTOP’s Jessica Kronzer contributed to this report.

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