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Update: Identities Released in Georgia Avenue Fatal Collision

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 10, 2013

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police - Collision Reconstruction Unit are continuing to investigate a fatal collision that occurred on Sunday, June 9 at 9:47 p.m. at Georgia Avenue and Kayson Street in Wheaton.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a maroon 2000 Nissan Sentra was making a left turn from eastbound Kayson Street on to northbound Georgia Avenue when it was struck by a blue 2008 Volkswagon Passat and an orange 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, both of which were traveling southbound on Georgia Avenue.

All four occupants of the Nissan were ejected.  Two occupants were pronounced deceased on the scene.  The driver of the Nissan was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries later in the evening. A fourth occupant was also transported to a hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the Nissan Sentra is identified as Salvador Lemus Ramos, age 39, of the 12900 block of Crisfield Road in Wheaton.  The two deceased passengers in the collision are identified as Felipe Pineda, age 50, of the 3700 block of Bel Pre Road in Wheaton and Elizabeth Lemus, age 4, of the Crisfield Road address.  The injured passenger is identified as Elba Pineda, age 31, also of the Crisfield Road address.

The driver of the Volkswagon Passat is identified as Shaka Wakefield, age 25, of the 12700 block of Epping Terrace in Wheaton.

The driver of the Chevrolet Camaro is identified as Audias Sanchez, age 35, of the 12500 block of Winexburg Manor Drive in Wheaton.

This collision remains under investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.


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Release ID: 13-197
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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