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Detectives Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Collision in Damascus Area

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

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

On Tuesday, August 25, at approximately 8:16 a.m., 5th District officers and Fire & Rescue personnel responded to Damascus Road at Annapolis Rock Road for the report of a serious collision.

Preliminary investigation by detectives has determined that a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling south on Damascus Road approaching Annapolis Rock Road when for reasons still under investigation, the Tahoe left the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver and sole occupant of the Tahoe is identified as 48-year-old Andrew Robert Walter of Locust Drive in Damascus.  Walter was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continues to investigate this collision. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620.

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Release ID: 20-314
Media Contact: Rick Goodale 
Categories: fatal-collision