3 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured in Maryland Crash

Three people were killed and one person was seriously injured on a Seat Pleasant, Maryland, road when a car overturned.

Prince George's County police say a car traveling along Martin Luther King Jr. Highway near Glen Willow Drive veered off the road about 3:55 a.m. Sunday. The car struck an embankment and flipped over.

First responders took one person to the hospital with serious injuries. The other three occupants of the car died, including 23-year-old Grecia Sanchez Cruz, who had three children, and 25-year-old Brenda Merlot, who had one child. An unidentified man also died.

None of the victims was wearing a seat belt.

Only one car was involved. It's unclear what caused the crash.

The road was closed for several hours as police investigated the cause of the crash.

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