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One dead in GW Parkway crash

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Local,Virginia,Crime,Naomi Jagoda

One person died in a single-vehicle crash on the George Washington Memorial Parkway, police said.

About 5:15 a.m. Monday, a sedan left the southbound lanes north of Mt. Vernon and hit a tree, U.S. Park Police spokesman Sgt. Paul Brooks said.

The driver died at the scene, and a passenger was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

njagoda@washingtonexaminer.com

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