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FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say two people were killed in a crash on Interstate 270 in Frederick.

The crash happened Wednesday night on northbound I-270 near Baker Valley Road.

Police said in a statement that a Chevrolet Corvette was traveling at a high rate of speed when it changed lanes and hit a Volkswagen Jetta. The driver lost control of the Corvette and it went off the road, where the car hit several trees. Police say the driver, 55-year-old Craig Sandford of Martinsburg, West Virginia, and his passenger, 56-year-old Anthony Hose of Damascus, were pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say the crash remains under investigation.

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