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Detectives Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Colesville Area

For Immediate Release: Saturday, October 24, 2020

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police - Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcyclist that occurred yesterday evening in the Colesville area.

On Friday, October 23, at approximately 8:20 p.m., 4th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Norbeck Road at Llewellyn Manor Way for the report of a serious collision involving a motorcycle.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 motorcycle was traveling west on Norbeck Road approaching Llewellyn Manor Way.  A 2007 Toyota Prius was traveling on Llewellyn Manor Way and attempting to cross Norbeck Road to enter Northwest Branch Recreational Park. For reasons still under investigation, the motorcycle and the Prius collided in the intersection.

The motorcyclist, identified as Christian Richardson, age 24, of Dumbarton Drive in Rockville, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Richardson succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

The driver of the Prius, identified as Tatiana Ogundeko, age 22, of Rushland Court in Waldorf, and an adult female passenger were not injured in the collision.

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: 20-418
Media Contact: Rick Goodale 
Categories: fatal-collision