Largo woman found shot to death in crashed vehicle along I-495 in Maryland: State Police

Nyah Strong Hairston, 20, of Largo, has been identified by state police investigators as the person found in a vehicle that crashed into a ditch Friday evening.

Shortly before 10:45 p.m. on May 3, state police troopers were called to investigate a reported crash after a vehicle was found in the southbound lanes of I-495 near Landover Road in Hyattsville.

Upon arrival, troopers found an unresponsive Hairston in a Nissan Versa in a ditch.

Troopers were forced to break a window to gain access to the Nissan, and once inside they were able to free Hairston and administer first aid until paramedics arrived, where there was “an apparent gunshot wound.”

The fatal incident is still under investigation.

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