On May 6 at 11:34 p.m., officers responded to the area of St. Charles Parkway and St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf for the report of a single-vehicle collision. The Traffic Operations Unit was notified and responded to assume the investigation. A preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a Chevrolet Impala was traveling on St. Charles Parkway, left the roadway for unknown reasons, and struck a tree. The passenger, Daunte Marqui Butler, age 26, of Baltimore, was transported to Charles Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. The driver sustained injuries that were not life-threatening. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Cpl. D. Spence in the Traffic Operations Unit at 301-932-3514. The investigation is ongoing.

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