Hearse driver dead after driving off road, striking pole in Camp Springs

The driver of a hearse is dead after driving off the road and striking a pole in Prince George's County. The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. on Old Branch Avenue and Allentown Road in Camp Springs.

The hearse was the only vehicle involved in the crash and was not carrying a casket at the time of the crash. The driver was off-duty at the time and was pronounced dead at the hospital. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Traffic in the area is expected to be delayed for several hours.