UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County police say a man training to be an officer with the Maryland-National Capital Park Police has died after his car struck a tree.
Police say Jerrell Lamont Wedge, 24, of Upper Marlboro was killed Sunday about 3:30 a.m. in an accident. He was heading west on Old Marlboro Pike near Maple Shade Lane when his car crashed.READ MORE: Ravens Fans Celebrate Sunday's Win Against Kansas City Chiefs
Investigators say it appears speed was a factor in the crash.READ MORE: 21-Year-Old Christopher James Engles Convicted Of First-Degree Murder In Shooting Death Of Taylor India Webb
Wedge was attending the county’s police training academy. Wedge was the only person involved in the crash.MORE NEWS: Three Maryland Men Facing Federal Charges Related To $2.7M Unemployment Fraud Scheme
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