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Detectives Investigate Now Fatal Collision on Travilah Road

For Immediate Release: Monday, February 15, 2016

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal, single vehicle collision that occurred yesterday.

On February 14 at approximately 3:01 p.m., officers and Fire&Rescue personnel responded to the area of 12860 Travilah Road for the report of a single vehicle collision.

Preliminary investigation has indicated that a 2010 Dodge Viper was traveling west on Travilah Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle left the roadway in the area of 12860 Travilah Road and struck a concrete wall.  Detectives are investigating speed as a possible factor in this collision.

The driver, identified as Brandon Bussard, age 21, of Chevy Chase Street in Gaithersburg, was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  The front seat passenger, identified as Christina Koutsoukos, age 18, of Antioch Road in Gaithersburg, was flown by helicopter to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Koutsoukos succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

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

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Release ID: 16-031
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: fatal-collision