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A Sterling man died Sunday morning after a single-vehicle crash on Washington Memorial Parkway, according to U.S. Park Police.

Fairfax fire officials responded to the area of the parkway and Turkey Run around 5:45 a.m., where they found a car had struck a tree. Fire units extricated 29-year-old Santino Deleone, of Sterling, who was pronounced dead on scene.

The accident remains under investigation by the U.S. Park Police Criminal Investigation Division and Traffic Safety Unit.

The park police's Criminal Investigations Major Crime Unit is seeking any potential witnesses. They're urged to contact the tip line at 202-610-8737 or email The U.S. Park Police communications office can be found at 202-610-7500.

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It's G.W. Parkway - and has always been G.W. Parkway. Please, know your locations.

Count Quackula

Am I missing something, or isn’t the road called GEORGE Washington memorial parkway?

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