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UPDATED: Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Gaithersburg

police-line-do-not-cross-for-slider-450x280Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred Saturday night in Gaithersburg.

It happened shortly before 8 p.m. at the intersection of Frederick Road and Christopher Avenue.

Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that an Agusta motorcycle was traveling southbound on Frederick Road when it struck a black Acura MDX making a U-turn from northbound Frederick Road to southbound Frederick Road.

According to police, the 35-year-old male operator of the motorcycle suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to a Suburban Hospital where he later died from his injuries. Police have identified him as Stanislas Alexandre N. Nignan, age 35, of Gaithersburg.

Police said the 48-year-old female driver of the Acura, and two female occupants, ages 82 and 52 were not injured.

The driver of the Acura is being identified by police as Amelia Siu-An Hay, age 48, of Vienna, Virginia.

This collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620. Callers may remain anonymous.

Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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