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Victims in fatal Bowie crash identified

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- The two parents killed late Wednesday night during an accident in Bowie have been identified. 

According to Bowie police, Gene Hutchinson of Annapolis, Md. and Crystal Goff of Bowie, Md. were killed after an accident between an ATV and an SUV.

2 killed in Bowie crash involving ATV and SUV

At around 11:55 p.m. Wednesday, the ATV and SUV were involved in a head-on collision near the intersection of Rack Track Road and Old Chapel Road. Hutchinson, 44, and Goff, 31, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Friends told WUSA9 that Hutchinson and Goff were riding an off-road ATV at the time of the accident.

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2 killed in Bowie crash involving ATV and SUV

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Two people who died while illegally riding and off-road ATV in Bowie late Wednesday were adults and each had children, according to friends at the scene.

The two riders were killed in a head-on collision between the ATV and an SUV.  The SUV driver was not seriously injured.

The crash happened on Race Track Road at Old Chapel Road around 10:53 p.m.

Police have not released the identities of the victims.

Swastika painted on building at Bowie State

Bowie State police and Prince George's County police plan to investigate the incident as a hate crime.

In a statement, the university said it "does not tolerate hate speech and promotes diversity as a core value among students, faculty and staff." ​

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Bowie family OK after large house fire

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A family in Bowie is OK after a Wednesday afternoon fire caused extensive damage to their home.

According to Prince George's County fire officials, the fire appears to have started in the garage of a home in the 100 block of Jewett Place.

Firefighters also rescued a dog from the home, officials said.

The family will be displaced.  ​

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Prince George's Co. business battles "economic cyber terrorism"

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- The owners of a Prince George's County bathroom restoration and remodeling company say they've apologized, asked for help from law enforcement and reached out to local media in an effort to stop what has become a one-sided war with an online army.

Beginning on October 20th, supporters of a YouTube provocateur known as "Thunderf00t" have been bombarding Porcelain Tub Restoration of Bowie with negative reviews on Yelp and Google, mocking emails and phone calls.

Pack Light, Pack Right While Traveling by Air This Fall

Pack Light, Pack Right While Traveling by Air This Fall

Fall is a time when millions of people around the country begin to make their travel plans. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the busiest travel times of the year are just around the corner, which include Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. There are some great reasons why packing light will help make your trip easier and more enjoyable. And the good news is that it’s not difficult to do, either.

“If you want to pack right when you travel then you really need to focus on packing light,” explains Tina Aldatz, chief executive officer of Savvy Travelers. “There’s much less hassle and stress when you pack light and stick to the basics. You can put your focus on your travel, rather than having all of your attention go to dragging around way too much luggage.”

Here are some Savvy Travelers tips for packing light and right for fall and holiday air travel:

Man critically injured after being hit by car in Bowie

BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A man suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car in Bowie Thursday night.

A Prince George's County fire spokesperson tweeted that the accident happened near the intersection of Annapolis Road (Route 450) and Laurel-Bowie Road (Route 197).

The man was transported to a nearby hospital in extremely critical condition.  

This is a developing story and will be updated. 

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