By CBS Baltimore Staff

JESSUP, Md. (WJZ) — A two-vehicle crash involving a passenger van left one dead in Jessup early Sunday morning. Maryland State Police said alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

Investigators said shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday, a vehicle rear-ended a passenger van on I-95 north at Waterloo Road. The passenger van, which was carrying nine people, flipped in the median.

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The driver of the passenger van was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as Jose Manuel Gomez, 38, of Glenn Dale, Maryland.

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The remaining eight passengers were treated at the scene. The driver of the striking vehicle was unharmed.

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Northbound I-95 was shut down for five hours after the crash. An investigation is ongoing.

CBS Baltimore Staff