(WUSA9) -- Thursday morning,BW Parkway Southwasclosed after Rt. 198 due to a fatal crash.

The crash happened at approximately 5:50 a.m. Thursday, say U.S. Park Police, and left debris in the road.

Park Police say a female passenger in the carsuffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital after the car rolled over.Shedied as a result of the injuries sustained in the accident, according to police. The driver sustained minor injuries.

U.S. Park Police had expectedthe roadto be closed for several hours and directed traffic onto Route 198. Metro buses to Greenbelt experienced up to 20 minute delays due to the accident, according to officials.

The road reopened at approximately 8:15 a.m.

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