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Victim Identified in Fatal Clara Barton Parkway Crash

Joel Rodríguez has been identified as the victim, U.S. Park Police told News4.

Montgomery County Fire

Authorities have confirmed the identity of the person who died in a three-car crash early Sunday morning along the Clara Barton Parkway in Bethesda, Maryland.

Joel Rodríguez was killed in the collision, U.S. Park Police told News4.

Rodríguez was a “very bright young man, always positive, who impacted all those he came in contact with,” a GoFundMe page opened on behalf of his family said. His "warm smile and generous heart will always be remembered."

A deadly crash shut down the Clara Barton Parkway in Bethesda, Maryland, early Sunday morning.

Rodríguez died at the scene of the crash that occurred around 4:20 a.m. along the roadway near the D.C. border, Montgomery County fire officials said.

Another person was seriously injured and taken to a local hospital. A third person was evaluated at the crash site.

U.S. Park Police are investigating the collision.

Officials have not given additional details about what happened.

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