LAUREL, Md. - Authorities say one person is dead after an early morning crash along the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
The crash was reported around 4 a.m. Friday between 197 and 198. Officials say a driver lost control and one person inside of that vehicle died.
A second crash was reported after a driver tried to navigate around the crash scene and was struck by another vehicle. There is no word on injuries related to the second crash.
A U.S. Park Police helicopter was stranded in the median of the roadway due to foggy conditions.
The Baltimore-Washington Parkway between 197 and 198 is expected to remain closed for several hours.