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Police Investigate Fatal Collision in Germantown

For Immediate Release: Monday, November 4, 2013

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Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal collision that occurred Sunday evening on Great Seneca Highway in Germantown.

On November 3 at approximately 5:58 p.m., 5th District officers responded to Great Seneca Highway and Clopper Road for a report of a personal injury collision.  Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2013 Hyundai Elantra was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Great Seneca Highway when it collided head-on with a 2006 Toyota Camry.

The Hyundai was operated by James Thomas Marks, age 52, of the 5600 block of Luxemburg Street in North Bethesda.  The Toyota was operated by Kim Dung T Nguyen, age 55, of the 13900 block of Lullaby Road in Germantown.  Both drivers were transported to local hospitals.

The deceased, a passenger in the Toyota, is identified as Thong Ba Huynh, age 77.  Mr. Huynh was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  Another passenger in the Toyota, Nguc Dung Thi Than, age 74, was also transported to the hospital.  Both of these passengers reside in the 18000 block of Mateny Road in Germantown.

A third vehicle, a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville, operated by Lisa Renee Jackson, of the 19700 block of Edinborough Road in Detroit, Michigan was damaged by debris from the initial collision.

No charges have been placed at this time.  The circumstances of this collision remain under investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.  Callers may remain anonymous.


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Release ID: 13-356
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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