Police Identified the Pedestrian Who Was Killed in a Wheaton Accident
According to an online news report published on wtop.com, law enforcement officers identified the pedestrian who was tragcially killed Tuesday morning.* The pedestrian was attempting to cross Georgia Avenue in Wheaton, Maryland. The fatal pedestrian accident occurred at approximately 4 a.m.
Montgomery County police and emergency first responders responded to a call stating that a pedestrian was struck by a car on Georgia Avenue at University Boulevard West. Tragically, the pedestrian sustained severe, life-threatening injuries. The Montgomery County police stated that the victim, a 53-year-old-man from Silver Spring, Maryland, was attempting to cross southbound Georgia Avenue in a westbound direction when he was struck by a car.
The driver of the motor vehicle was heading south along Georgia Avenue in his Honda Odyssey we he struck the pedestrian. The driver, a 45-year-old man from Silver Spring did not sustain injuries in the accident.
The victim was transported to a local area hospital when he sustained life-threatening injuries. The victim tragcially passed away at the hospital.
Police officers are investigating the accident to determine why the driver hit the pedestrian . The pedestrian accident investigation shut down Georgia Avenue southbound and University Boulevard eastbound for approximately five and a half hours.
Anyone who has information about the pedestrian accident may contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit.
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