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Detectives Investigate Fatal Collision in Aspen Hill Area

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 27, 2021

UPDATE: Victim's Name Released in August 26 Fatality

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit have identified the victim in the August 26 fatality as 24-year-old Andy Alexander Ventura of Silver Spring.


Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Thursday evening in the Aspen Hill area.  

At approximately 8 p.m., 4th District officers and Fire Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Norbeck Road and Layhill Road for the report of a two vehicle collision that just occurred.  

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a Blue and Black 2005 Yamaha R6 motorcycle was traveling westbound on Norbeck Rd.  The motorcycle struck a Silver 2006 Buick Rendezvous in the intersection. The operator of the Buick was attempting a left turn from eastbound Norbeck Rd to northbound Layhill Rd. The motorcycle operator was ejected from the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead on scene. The operator of the Buick was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. 


The decedent is identified as a 24 year-old male from Silver Spring. 


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.  

Updated: October 1, 2021 During a recent review, it was discovered that the above noted fatal collision details had not been formally released.  We are committed to transparency and apologize for this oversight. 

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Release ID: 21-321
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: fatal-collision