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Update: Police Investigate Pedestrian Collision, MCP Cruiser Involved

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a pedestrian collision that occurred last night and involved a marked Montgomery County Police cruiser.

The officer involved in the collision is being identified as Officer Drew Soldano, a seven-year veteran of the Department and currently assigned to the 6th District patrol division.  Following protocol, Officer Soldano is currently on paid, administrative leave.

The pedestrian is identified as Otto Reed, age 61, of the unit block of Water Street in Gaithersburg.  He remains in critical condition at a local hospital.

The circumstances surrounding this collision remain under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620 or call the police non-emergency number at 301.279.8000. Callers may remain anonymous.

RLI

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Release ID: 14-148
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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