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Update: Serious Pedestrian Collision Now Fatal in Wheaton

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 30, 2019

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police- Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a now fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on August 27 in Wheaton.

On August 27, 2019, at approximately 9:09 pm, officers from the 4th District responded to the report of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on Randolph Road at Glenmont Circle.

The preliminary investigation found that a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan was traveling eastbound on Randolph Road when it struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Glenmont Circle.

The pedestrian had been identified as Roger Odin Martinez-Mejia, age 24, of the 2000 block of Glenmont Circle in Wheaton.

The driver of the Grand Caravan was identified as Harold Lanning Jr. from Silver Spring.  Lanning and the other occupants of the Grand Caravan were not injured.  Lanning remained on the scene of the collision.

This collision investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.



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Release ID: 19-336
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: fatal-collision, serious-collision