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Police Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Collision in Damascus Area

For Immediate Release: Sunday, July 5, 2015

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department- Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a single-vehicle, single-occupant, fatal collision that occurred this morning in the Damascus area.

At approximately 5:07 a.m., an off-duty Montgomery County police officer came upon the collision in the 8100 block of Damascus Road.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2006 Cadillac CTS was traveling east on Damascus Road. For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a telephone pole. The driver, identified as Jeffery Mark Thornton, age 19, of the 26100 block of Kings Valley Road in Damascus, succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

This collision remains under investigation. Anyone who witnessed this collision is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.


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Release ID: 15-204
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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