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Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Airpark Road

Montgomery County Police Car Crime Investigation MCP right aligned for slider 855X380UPDATED 11.22.16 Two people died in a fatal collision last night on Airpark Road.

It happened shortly before 8 p.m.

Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that 27-year-old Stephen Diaz of Gaithersburg was traveling east on Airpark Road in a silver, 1999 Honda Civic CX, when for reasons still under investigation, the Honda crossed into the westbound lanes. Police said the Honda that Diaz was operating struck two vehicles: a silver, 2002 Volkswagen Passat driven by 67-year-old George Carey of Laytonsville, and a gray, 2010 Toyota Prius. Another westbound vehicle, police said, a blue, 1997 Mercury Villager also was involved in the collision. Police said Diaz and Carey died from their injuries at the scene of the crash. The two other drivers declined treatment, according to a police account.

A stretch of Airpark Road, between Muncaster Mill Road and Woodfield Road, was closed for several hours while the police department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit was at the scene investigating.

The collision remains under investigation. If you have information about the crash, contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620.

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