Bicyclist Killed While Riding on River Road

UPDATED Aug. 26 at 5:15 p.m.

Montgomery County Police identified the woman killed while riding a bike Thursday. She was Sarah Joan Langenkamp, 42 of Bethesda.

According to police, both Langenkamp and the driver of a red 2014 Volvo D3 flatbed truck were traveling east on River Road. Langenkamp was in the bicycle lane when the driver of the Volvo turned right into a parking lot at 5244 River Road and struck Langenkamp, running her over, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police detectives at 240-773-6620.


A woman was killed while bicycling along the 5200 block of River Road in Bethesda Thursday afternoon after being struck by a flatbed truck.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to the accident.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

As the investigation continues, this story will be updated.

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