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July 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Two-Vehicle Collision in Damascus Sends Two Adults to Hospital

Two adults were taken to a hospital following a collision in Damascus Thursday afternoon, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. A two-vehicle collision occurred on the 24800 block of Woodfield Road, Piringer reported around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Both vehicles overturned, according to photos from Piringer. One person was trapped […]

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July 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Displaced After Vehicle Hits Apartment Building

A few residents were displaced after a vehicle struck an apartment building in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials said. The collision occurred around 9:15 p.m. Thursday night at 22 Crestwood Drive, MCFRS Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on Twitter. The driver was alone in the vehicle, Battalion Chief Steve Mann said, […]

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June 29, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Person Struck, Killed by Freight Train Near Overpass in Gaithersburg 

A CSX freight train struck and killed a person in Gaithersburg on Saturday night, a spokesperson confirmed in a statement. At around 10:19 p.m., a train struck a person on railroad tracks just west of the rail overpass by Quince Orchard Road, CSX Transportation Spokesperson Sheriee Bowman said. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) […]

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May 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Driver Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Vehicle Following Collision 

A driver died early Monday morning after they exited their vehicle and were struck following a collision on I-270, Maryland State Police (MSP) said in a press release. Around 12:39 a.m., MSP Rockville Barrack troopers were dispatched to a two-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the main lanes of I-270 North near Rockledge Drive in […]

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May 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Police: Germantown Woman Killed After Tractor-Trailer Struck Her Following Crash on I-95 in Laurel

A Germantown woman was killed Wednesday evening after a tractor-trailer struck her following a crash between the woman’s Hyundai Accent and the tractor-trailer, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. Candy Noonan, 73, was driving on I-95 North in Laurel and drove in front of a tractor-trailer, striking its front right side, MSP said in a statement. […]

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December 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Pedestrian Died After He Was Struck by Vehicle in Wheaton, Police Say

Montgomery County Police (MCPD) said a pedestrian died Tuesday after he was struck by a vehicle in Wheaton. An adult male was struck on University Boulevard West at Georgia Avenue, MCPD tweeted Tuesday morning. Police said they received the call around 4 a.m., and close to 10 a.m. MCPD announced the man succumbed to his […]

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December 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Woman Struck, Killed on I-270 After Exiting Car on Shoulder

A woman was struck and killed on I-270 North near exit 9A after she got out of her car on the shoulder, state officials said. Kelly Elizabeth Vanaman, 34, of Frederick was driving on I-270 North at I-370 North around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Maryland State Police (MSP) said. She struck debris, which police believe was […]

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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Man Fatally Struck By Train in Rockville

Update (Feb. 4): Montgomery County Police Department released a statement about a fatal pedestrian collision in Rockville involving a train on Monday. Police said Rockville district officers, Rockville City officers, and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel were dispatched to the scene at 4:12 p.m. on Monday. A pedestrian was struck by a MARC Brunswick […]

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January 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Man Fatally Struck By Train at Germantown Marc Station

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the death of a man who was fatally struck by a CSX Freight train at the Germantown Marc train station. Randolph Garth, 60, of Martinsburg, W. Va., has been identified by police as the man who died. According to a police statement, officers from the Germantown […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Bus Attendant Charged for Fatal Hit-And-Run, Property Destruction

Police are charging a Clarksburg man with murder, assault, and property destruction. Muhammad Taha, 29, is currently at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center “on a no bond status.” Taha is bus attendant for Montgomery County Public Schools, who is currently on unpaid, administrative leave. Police say Taha was charged in connection “with crimes […]

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