Man Driving Wrong Way on Beltway Killed in Head-On Crash

A man died after he drove the wrong way on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway Monday night, officials say. 

Nicholas O'Neil Clarke, 36, was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of I-495 when he struck a pickup truck head-on in Landover, Maryland State Police said. The crash occurred south of MD-202. 

Police responded about 9:15 p.m. Clarke, of Greenbelt, Maryland, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to a hospital. Information on his condition was not available immediately. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

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