Man Dies in Christmas Eve Crash on BW Parkway

Car left roadway, hit tree in the median

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    The northbound lanes of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway were expected to remain shut down for several hours Monday following a fatal accident.

    The single-car crash appened around 11 a.m. between Annapolis Road and Riverdale Road in Landover.

    Authorities say a man was driving alone when his car left the roadway and hit a large tree in the median. He was extricated by firefighters and flown to a nearby trauma center, but died shortly after arriving.

    It was not immediately known whether other vehicles were involved.

    An accident reconstruction team is on the scene.

    Stay with NBCWashington.com for more.