68-Year-Old Woman Killed in Crash Overnight
Montgomery County police say a 68-year-old woman, identified as Penelope Ann Garland of Woodbine, was killed in a single vehicle crash shortly after midnight on Georgia Avenue at the Inter-County Connector (ICC).
According to a police account, officers were responding to a call for service at approximately 12:05 a.m. on Oct. 17th when they observed a vehicle traveling south on Georgia Avenue approaching the ICC. Police said the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and did not have headlights on.
For reasons still under investigation, police said the vehicle left the roadway and struck a traffic pole at Georgia Avenue and the ICC.
According to police, Garland was transported to Suburban Hospital where she died from her injuries.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620