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Man killed after driving wrong way on I-95

Monday - 11/18/2013, 3:40am  ET

COREY WILLIAMS
Associated Press

LAUREL, Md. (AP) -- One man is dead after driving his car the wrong way on Interstate 95 in Prince George's County and crashing head-on with a tractor-trailer.

Maryland State Police say 22-year-old Christian Allen Knight of Olney was killed in the crash early Sunday. The driver of the truck, Vernelle Crudup of Wendell, N.C., was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Northbound I-95 was closed for several hours while police investigated and the crash scene was cleared.

Investigators say it's not clear why Knight was driving the wrong way on the interstate.


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