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Detectives Investigate Partnership Road Fatal Collision

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 2, 2016

Update: 9/3/2016: The driver is being identified as Leland Thomas, age 61, of Annandale, Virginia. He was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado.


Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a single-vehicle, single-occupant fatal collision that occurred this evening.

At approximately 7:38 p.m., 1st District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the area of 16001 Partnership Road for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation has indicated that the driver of a vehicle was traveling south on Partnership Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle left the roadway in the area of 16001 Partnership Road and struck a tree.  The adult male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.  His identity and the description of the vehicle will be released once his family members are notified.

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: 16-228
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: fatal-collision