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Fatal Pedestrian Collision Investigated in Aspen Hill

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred in the Aspen Hill area last night.

At approximately 10:20 p.m., 4th District officers and Fire/Rescue personnel responded to a call for a pedestrian struck on Georgia Avenue at Heathfield Road.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a white 2005 Nissan Altima was traveling southbound on Georgia Avenue in lane 2 and struck a 59-year-old male pedestrian who was crossing Georgia Ave from west to east at Heathfield Road.  The pedestrian was flown to Suburban Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  He has been identified as Frank Sedwick of the 1200 block of Downs Drive, Silver Spring.  The driver of the Altima has been identified as Victoria Carter, 24 years old, of the 19000 block of Fuller Heights Road in Triangle, VA.

The circumstances surrounding this collison remain under investigation.  Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this collision to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620. Callers may remain anonymous.


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Release ID: 13-044
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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