Victim identified in PG County crash

BELTSVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- The victim in a fatal accident was identified on Friday.

Joseph Stone Peterson, 60, of Beltsville, died in a single car crash on June 17, police said.

"The preliminary investigation reveals the victim was heading southbound on Croom Road when, for reasons which remain unclear, he lost control of his SUV, left the roadway and struck a tree," police said.

Anyone with information about this fatal crash is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department's Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) from your cell phone. You may also submit a tip online at


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