Update on Friday’s Fatal Collision Involving Pedestrian Near Leisure World, Identity of Victim Released

by Patrick Herron

At approximately 4:36 a.m., 4th District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the area of Georgia Ave. and Rossmoor Blvd., for the report of a pedestrian struck.

The preliminary investigation by detectives determined that the pedestrian was in the roadway, and not in a crosswalk, when he was struck by a blue 2016 Kia Optima traveling southbound on Georgia Ave.

The adult male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The decedent has been identified as 87-year-old Randall Dwight Gibson of Rockville.

CRU detectives continue to investigate this collision. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU at (240) 773- 6620.
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Feature photo courtesy of Google Maps.


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