UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP/WJZ) — Two people are dead after a head-on collision in Maryland, state police said.

The accident happened shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday in Prince George’s County.

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Investigators said a Honda Civic was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of Route 50 when it hit a Hyundai Sonata.

A 31-year-old woman named Maritza Elizabeth Martinez, driving the Honda; and a 53-year-old woman named Lisa Marie Lomax driving the Hyundai were pronounced dead at the scene.

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Route 50 was closed temporarily following the crash. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration assisted with the road closure.

The crash remains under investigation.

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