WOODBINE, Md. (WJZ) — One person was killed in a crash on Interstate 70 in Howard County early Friday morning, state police said.

The crash happened shortly after midnight on eastbound Interstate 70 at Marriottsville Road. Police said a man driving a Lincoln MKZ crashed into a large tree that had fallen into the road.

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The crash caused the vehicle to rotate before a Chevrolet Tahoe crashed into it, police said.

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The driver of the Lincoln was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Tahoe, Mark McCluskey, 51, of Baltimore, was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

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Eastbound Interstate 70 was closed for around four hours, police said. The crash remains under investigation.