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Lanes Of Capital Beltway Reopening After Fatal Crash

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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Lanes of the outer loop of the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring are reopening following a fatal overnight accident.

Three left lanes of the highway between Colesville Road and Georgia Avenue were reopened early Monday.

The accident occurred about 2 a.m. and involved several cars and a tractor-trailer. Scott Graham, a spokesman for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, says one person was killed. The victim’s identity has not been released.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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