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Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Gaithersburg


A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Muddy Branch Road, north of Suffield Drive near Great Seneca Highway, shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 5 in Gaithersburg.

Police said the vehicle was traveling northbound on Muddy Branch Road when it collided with Yessenia Martinez Rivas, (37) of Lamont Lane in Gaithersburg,  who was in the roadway near Suffield Drive.

Rivas was transported to Shady Grove Hospital and then flown to Medstar where, police said, she succumbed to her injuries.

Police have identified the driver of the car as Daniel Ray Levine (66) of Kings Grant Street in North Potomac. Police said the driver remained on the scene of the accident and provided information to investigators.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed this collision and have not spoken to detectives to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.


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