CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police have released the identities of the four people who were killed after the vehicle they were in left the roadway and crashed into a utility pole in Prince George’s County.
Officials say 35-year-old Samuel Moss, 24-year-old Shyra Harris, 27-year-old Antonio Price and 21-year-old Jasmine Davis were all killed in the crash that happened Thursday around 10:30 p.m. in the 5800 block of Sheriff Road in the Capitol Heights area.
Investigators say the preliminary investigation suggests that the SUV was driving westbound on Sheriff Road approaching a car that was making a left turn. Officers say the driver of the SUV swerved to go around that car and lost control. Police believe the SUV struck a curb, rolled over and struck an electrical pole. Police say two of the occupants were ejected from the SUV.
Shannon Collins told FOX 5 Friday evening that he still in shock his little brother, Antonio, was one of the four people killed in the horrific crash, along with his brother's girlfriend and mother of their child, Shyra.
"To lose him is heavy... I don’t really know what to say... I just miss my brother already, and then, I gotta look at his kids knowing they got to grow up without a dad and a mom. It's like what do you do, what do you tell them?" said Collins.
Collins says Antonio and Shyra were supposed to be celebrating their baby's first birthday today.
The couple leaves behind two other children.
Investigators are looking at speed as a possible contributing factor into the crash.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422.
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