1 dead, 1 injured in accident on Clara Barton Parkway

Authorities are investigating a deadly crash in Montgomery County.

The accident happened shortly before 1 a.m. on the 6200 block of Clara Barton Parkway. The road between the area of Chain Bridge Road and Glen Echo Turn Around / MacArthur Boulevard exit was closed for several hours overnight before re-opening around 6 a.m.

Officers say a vehicle rolled over and caught fire killing one of the occupant. A second occupant was able to escape with non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Drivers can expect delays in the area while crews continue their investigation.