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Update: Collision Involving Juvenile on Skateboard Now Fatal

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 11, 2020

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) continue to investigate a now fatal collision involving a juvenile on a skateboard and a vehicle that occurred on Friday, November 27.

On Friday, November 27, at approximately 10:10 pm, 1st and 2nd District officers and Fire & Rescue personnel responded to Montrose Road at Evelyn Drive for the report of a collision.

Preliminary investigation by detectives has determined that a 2012 Toyota Prius, driven by Najeem Amin Jan, age 47, of Dumfries, Virginia, was traveling west on Montrose Road.  Alberto Barreto, age 15, of Rockville, was riding a skateboard and was crossing Montrose Road.  The two collided in the area of Evelyn Drive.

Barreto was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.  He succumbed to his injuries today.

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: 20-500
Media Contact: Rebecca Innocenti 
Categories: fatal-collision