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Detectives Investigate Accidental Death in Bethesda

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 5, 2018

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating an accidental death that occurred this afternoon in Bethesda.

This afternoon (Friday, October 5), at approximately 1:28 p.m., 2nd District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to a construction site located at 8751 Rockville Pike for the report of an injured worker.  Investigation revealed that a worker was dismantling a pressurized tank when, for reasons still under investigation, he was struck by a pipe which had been affixed to the tank.  The worker was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The worker is identified as Bryan Frederick McGinn, age 43, of Purcell Road in Port Tobacco, Maryland.

The Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Department was notified and is assisting in the ongoing investigation.


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Release ID: 18-421
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: death-investigation