Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Involved Collision Saturday Night in Gaithersburg

by Patrick Herron

Updated Sunday 10/23: A 39-year-old male pedestrian was pronounced dead after a collision on Midcounty Highway in Gaithersburg on Saturday night. Montgomery County Police originally stated that the incident was being investigated as a hit and run, but are now reporting that the owner of the vehicle did remain on the scene.  Below is a summary of events from MCPD:

“On Saturday, October 22, 2022, at approximately 8:42 p.m., 6th District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the area of Midcounty Hwy. and Miller Fall Rd. for the report of a pedestrian struck.  A 39-year-old male pedestrian was located in the roadway that had been struck by at least one vehicle, which remained on scene. At this time, the circumstances leading to the pedestrian being struck in the roadway is under investigation.  The victim was pronounced dead on scene.  This is an active and ongoing investigation. 

A formal news release will be distributed as more information becomes available. The decedent’s name will be released following proper notification of next of kin.”  





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