LANHAM, Md. (WJZ) — A 22-year-old woman was killed in a wrong-way crash on the Capital Beltway early Sunday morning, Maryland State Police said.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. on the inner loop of the beltway north of Route 450 in Lanham.

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Police said a 2007 Ford F150 was heading north in the southbound lanes when it struck a Nissan Xterra head-on.

The Nissan’s driver, Roney Achting, of Upper Marlboro, was pronounced dead at the scene. The wrong-way driver was taken to a hospital and has not been publicly identified.

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The inner loop was closed to traffic as crews responded to the crash.

Officials are still investigating the crash, but alcohol is believed to be a factor, State Police said.

Anyone with information on the crash should call police at 301-345-3101.

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