A small tribute sits on the crash web site close to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland for NFL draftee Khyree Jackson and two of his former highschool teammates.

A small tribute sits on the crash web site close to Joint Base Andrews in Prince George’s County, Maryland, for NFL draftee Khyree Jackson and two of his former highschool teammates.

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Remembering NFL draftee, Maryland native Khyree Jackson

Jackson, 24, of Waldorf; Isaiah Hazel, 23, of Upper Marlboro; and Anthony Lytton Jr., 24, of Upper Marlboro, died following a crash involving three autos on northbound Route 4/Pennsylvania Avenue and Presidential Parkway north of Dower House Road early Saturday morning.

Monday morning commuters alongside the northbound lanes of Route 4/Pennsylvania Avenue can spot the gnarled and gashed tree stump the place the maroon Dodge Charger that was pushed by Hazel crashed.

A grey Minnesota Vikings hat sits on prime of the tree stump, a tribute of the workforce that drafted Jackson within the fourth spherical of the 2024 NFL Draft in April.

Wreckage from the crash nonetheless surrounds that tree stump that sits between Route 4 and a closed entry street. A big chunk of metallic can also be embedded into the tree trunk.

Jackson was the entrance seat passenger of the Charger. He and Hazel, who was driving the car, died on the scene. Lytton was transported to the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Largo, the place he additionally died.

Police mentioned the crash concerned two different automobiles, a silver Infinity Q50 and a silver Chevrolet Impala.

After a preliminary investigation, Maryland State police indicated the driving force of the Infinity was heading north on Route 4 when her car struck the Charger and the Impala “at a excessive price of velocity.”

That collision despatched the Charger off the street placing a number of tree stumps.

Wreckage from the lethal automotive crash the place the car carrying Khyree Jackson and two others crashed early Saturday morning.
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WTOP/Luke Lukert

Hat sitting on tree stump
Hat sitting on the tree stump the place a lethal crash occurred early Saturday morning.
(WTOP/Luke Lukert)

WTOP/Luke Lukert

Tire tracks off the roadway
Tire tracks could be seen coming from northbound Route 4/Pennsylvania Avenue and Presidential Parkway north of Dower House Road, the place the car carrying Khyree Jackson and two others crashed early Saturday morning.
(WTOP/Luke Lukert)

WTOP/Luke Lukert

The Prince George’s Co. State’s Attorney’s Office instructed WTOP that it “continues to work diligently” with Maryland State Police, who’re conducting the investigation.

It mentioned an “early evidentiary evaluation” is scheduled for this week, because the investigation continues.

“No people have been charged but. … We solely have preliminary studies which don’t embrace the BAC (blood alcohol content material) which must be developed from the medical information on this case. We haven’t but acquired these but. There is a necessity for extra details about what precisely occurred to gather ample proof,” the Prince George’s Co. State’s Attorney’s Office mentioned in an announcement to WTOP.

State police mentioned Saturday that investigators believed alcohol might have been a “contributing circumstance within the crash.”

WTOP’s Matt Small contributed to this report.

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