A man died in a single-vehicle crash on D.C. 295 Monday before midnight.
Police said the crash happened in the northbound lanes near Pennsylvania Avenue.
Anthony Lawrence Emerson of Glenn Dale, Md., was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
There were no other injuries. Police are investigating the cause of the accident.
The northbound lanes of 295 were closed between Pennsylvania Avenue and East Capitol Street during the crash investigation. Lanes remained backed up for about a mile in each direction around 6:45 a.m. The road reopened about 7:45 p.m.