Fatal accident closes BW Parkway

Jessup - The Baltimore-Washington Parkway was closed for several hours Wednesday as crews worked the scene of a fatal accident.

Officials with the U.S. Park Police said the victim was an adult male who was struck and killed by a car after getting out of his vehicle just before 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Northbound lanes opened at around 6:30 a.m. Southbound lanes stayed closed throughout most of the morning as crews worked the scene.

Traffic was diverted to Route 100.

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