News Release, Maryland State Police

(BOWIE, MD) – A sixth person has died as a result of a single vehicle crash that occurred earlier this month in Prince George’s County.

The sixth victim is identified as Cornell D. Simon, 23, of Oxon Hill, Md. Maryland State Police Crash Team investigators were notified that Simon succumbed to his injures on February 15, 2019.

Simon was the right front seat passenger in the 2005 Chrysler Pacifica that ran off northbound Rt. 301 early on the morning of February 2, 2019. Also killed in the crash were five children including London Dixon, 8, and Paris Dixon, 5, both from Bowie, Md., and Zion Beard, 14, Rickelle Ricks, 6, and Damari Herald, 15, of Washington, D.C. The children were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The only survivor is identified as Dominique R. Taylor, 32, of Bowie, Md. Taylor has been identified as the driver of the vehicle.

The Maryland State Police Crash Team investigation into the cause and contributing factors of this crash is continuing.  No charges have been filed and investigators continue to examine all possibilities.  Upon completion of the investigation, it will be presented to the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office for review and consultation regarding charges.

You can read the original article here–>Five children killed in early morning crash in Bowie

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