Passenger killed, driver injured after car crashes into tree in Laurel

A 58-year-old woman has died after a car crashed into a tree in Laurel.

The accident happened Monday in the 7400 block of Summerwind Circle off of Old Sandy Spring Road just before 1 p.m.

There were two victims inside the vehicle and they were both taken to Prince George's Hospital Center. City officials say the passenger, Sunya Smith of Baltimore, died from injuries sustained in the crash. The 31-year-old male driver is in critical condition after surgery.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.