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January 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

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North Bethesda Man Charged with ‘Move Over’ Violation

An I-270 crash Wednesday morning highlights the importance of Maryland’s “Move Over” law, a state police statement said. Shortly before 6:15 a.m. troopers had stopped a suspected impaired driver on northbound Interstate 270 near the Shady Grove Road exit, police said. Another driver struck three state police cruisers, each with its emergency lights on. The […]

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December 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Nov. 24-30

Our Top 10 stories spanned the gamut last week. School news, a bad wreck, restaurant news, a new grocery store and some public safety headlines thrown in for good measure. Plus there’s a news-you-can-use item on smoke detectors.

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June 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Car Crash in Kensington

A 62-year-old Rockville woman was killed in a car crash that occurred Friday night in Kensington, according to Montgomery County police. Police said it happened shortly after 6 p.m. on June 9 at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Franklin Street. According to police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2014 Toyota Camry was traveling […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Troopers Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on I-270 at Darnestown Road

Maryland troopers are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred last night on I-270 northbound at Darnestown Road in Rockville. Police officers said they received a call about the single vehicle collision in the local lanes of I-270 at 11:10 p.m. on June 1st. According to a police account, the preliminary investigation indicates that the operator […]

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March 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Officer Remains in Hospital after Being Struck on I-270

A Montgomery County police officer remains hospitalized in stable condition after he tried to pull over an automobile on Interstate 270 and was struck by another automobile, a police statement said Thursday afternoon. Officer Robert Sagona, a four-year veteran of the force, was traveling north in his cruiser on I-270 near the Montgomery Village Avenue […]

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March 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Clear Your Car: Troopers Warn of Flying Ice on Local Roads

Maryland troopers are warning motorists to remove snow and ice from their vehicles after several drivers were injured on Wednesday by glass from windshields broken by flying ice. According to a Maryland State Police Department news release, troopers at the College Park Barrack responded to multiple calls involving vehicles damaged by ice flying off of […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Say Elderly Woman Struck by Vehicle in Wheaton Passes Away

UPDATED 1.30.17 Montgomery County police officers say an 82-year-old woman who was struck by a vehicle in Wheaton on Jan. 15, died from her injuries at the hospital on Sunday. Police continue to investigate the collision. Update: January 15 Pedestrian Collision (Wheaton) Now Fatal: https://t.co/9uE45ZLo1I — Montgomery Co Police (@mcpnews) January 30, 2017 ORIGINAL POST […]

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January 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Man Struck and Killed by Train in Germantown on New Year’s Eve

Montgomery County police officers are investigating the death of a man who was fatally struck by a MARC commuter train on New Year’s eve in Germantown. According to police, it happened on Dec. 31 shortly after 9:30 p.m. on the tracks in the area of the Germantown MARC train station, which is located at 19311 […]

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November 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Collision on Airpark Road

UPDATED 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 […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Briggs Chaney Area

A 21-year-old Burtonsville man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Tuesday evening in the Briggs Chaney area, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Police have identified the motorcycle operator who died at the scene as Addisu Mesfin. According to police, Mesfin was operating a Suzuki motorcycle when it collided with a Toyota Camry shortly […]

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