Two Motorcyclists Killed in Prince George’s County

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LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) – Prince George’s County Police are investigating a fatal crash in Capitol Heights Saturday night, a second deadly collision involving a motorcycle in the county in just two days.

Officers responded to the intersection of Central Avenue and Cindy Lane for a crash involving an SUV and a motorcycle around 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Preliminary, police believe the driver of the SUV tried to make a left turn from eastbound Central Avenue onto Cindy Lane. The preliminary investigation suggests the driver of the SUV did not yield to the motorcyclist.

Allen Joseph Washington, 24, of Washington, D.C., was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the SUV did not sustain any injuries and remained on scene.

Another motorcyclist was killed Friday night in Oxon Hill after the driver of an SUV failed to yield the to the biker.

Thousands of riders have descended on the D.C. area over the weekend to participate in the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally in honor of the nation’s veterans.

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