Bethesda Man Dies After Being Hit By Car in North Bethesda


UPDATED: Aug. 11 at 9 a.m. The 24-year-old Bethesda man hit by a car while trying to cross Rockville Pike in North Bethesda Aug. 6 died over the weekend.

Montgomery County Police said Matthew Aaron Papirmeister succumbed to his injuries over the weekend at Suburban Hospital.

ORIGINAL: It happened at approximately 11:15 p.m. at the intersection of Rockville Pike and Executive Boulevard. According to a police account, an off-duty officer witnessed the collision.

The police investigation indicates that the pedestrian was crossing the southbound lanes of Rockville Pike when he was struck by a Toyota Venza that was traveling southbound on Rockville Pike.   Police said the driver of the Toyota remained on the scene.

According to police, the pedestrian is a 24-year-old Bethesda man. He was transported to Suburban Hospital where police said he remains with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Toyota Venza has been identified by police as Madani Diallo, age 57, of Adelphi, Maryland.

The circumstances surrounding this collision remain under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620 or call the police non-emergency number at 301.279.8000.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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