UPDATE 12:47 p.m. — President of the Washington Teacher’s Union Elizabeth Davis was identified as one of two people killed in a fatal crash on Sunday in Prince George’s County.
“It is with deepest sorrow that we must confirm the passing of President Elizabeth Davis.” said the union in a tweet. “Please keep President Davis and her family in your prayers during this difficult time. Details on a celebration of her life will be forthcoming.”
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser held a moment of silence for Davis in a press conference Monday afternoon.
This is a breaking news update. The initial story is below.
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — Two people, a D.C. woman and an Annapolis man, died in a two-vehicle crash in Prince George’s County Sunday night according to Maryland State Police.
Police say they responded to the crash shortly before 10:30 p.m. at Route 301 near Harbor Way. They say a car driven by Elizabeth Davis, 70, of D.C. collided with a car driven by John Starr, 68, of Annapolis.
Police say Starr was pronounced dead on the scene. Davis was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
South bound lanes of 301 were fully closed for around 2 hours after the crash. Police say the cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Route 301 south bound was closed for approximately two hours as a result of the crash, and remained partially closed for an additional hour.