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Detectives Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Clarksburg

For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 19, 2015

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police-Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on March 18.

At approximately 7:42 p.m., 5th District officers and Montgomery County Fire/Rescue personnel responded for the report of a pedestrian struck in the 22700 block of Frederick Road in Clarksburg.  Fire/Rescue personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

The preliminary investigation reveals that a 2002 Volkswagen Golf TDI was traveling northbound on Frederick Road. At the same time, the pedestrian was attempting to cross the street although there was no marked crosswalk in the area. For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle struck the pedestrian. The striking vehicle remained at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Carl Martin of Ruby Drive in Boyds.

The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification of next of kin.

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: 15-082
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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