2 killed in deadly hit-and-run crash involving stolen vehicle in Prince George’s County

Authorities say two people were killed in a deadly hit-and-run crash early Wednesday in Prince George's County.

The fiery crash was reported just after 2:30 a.m. near Landover Road and 63rd Place in the Cheverly area.

Police say an unidentified driver in a Kia was heading northbound on Landover Road when they collided with a Toyota Camry that was trying to turn left onto southbound Landover Road. The Kia and the Camry both caught fire. The driver of the Kia ran from the crash scene. 

Police say the driver and passenger of the Toyota were pronounced dead on scene. 

Investigators say the Kia had been stolen from a home in Upper Marlboro in the hours prior to the crash.

FOX 5’s Melanie Alnwick says family of the victims were at the scene while crews cleaned up debris from the roadway. She spoke with family members who identified one of those killed as their sister, and said she was likely returning from work when the crash happened.

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2 killed in deadly hit-and-run crash in Prince George’s County

Police have not yet identified the victims. The eastbound lanes of Landover Road at 62nd Place were closed.

Investigators are attempting to determine the cause of the collision. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-866-411-TIPS.