Prince George’s County police identified the man who died in a crash this week as a 60-year-old Beltsville man.
On Friday, authorities said that Joseph Stone Peterson was the driver of an SUV that struck a tree in Upper Marlboro on June 17 near the 11200 block of Croom Road.
While travelling south on Croom Road, Peterson lost control of his SUV about 2:15 p.m., police said. It is unclear what caused the crash, and no other passengers or cars were involved, authorities said.
Peterson was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after, authorities said.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call 301-731-4422.