Anne Arundel County

1 Dead, 2 Hurt in Fiery Rollover Crash on Route 50

The busy roadway was closed in both directions Tuesday night, causing lengthy delays

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One man died and two other people suffered serious injuries in a fiery rollover crash Tuesday night on Route 50 near Annapolis. 

The crash occurred on a ramp from eastbound Route 50 to northbound Interstate 97. 

The man who died was not immediately identified, pending notification of his family. 

Police and rescue crews responded to the crash at about 9:15 p.m. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people were flown by helicopter to The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland. 

According to an initial investigation, a red Nissan Sentra “traveled off the ramp and overturned, ejecting one occupant,” the man who died. 

The busy roadway was closed in both directions, causing lengthy delays. 

An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story.

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