WASHINGTON — The driver and a passenger of a car were killed after a crash on Interstate 270 in Frederick County, Maryland, Wednesday night, state police said.
Maryland State Police responded to a fatal crash on northbound I-270 at Baker Valley Road, just after the scenic overlook, around 10 p.m.
The driver of a Chevrolet Corvette was speeding, police said, and after changing lanes, the car struck a second vehicle and lost control. The Corvette veered off road, going through a guardrail on the right shoulder and hitting several trees.
Both the driver and a passenger died at the scene. They have not been identified at this time.
The roadway was shutdown for about two hours. Lanes reopened in the early hours of Thursday.
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