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Detectives Investigate Incident Involving a Motor Vehicle in Silver Spring

For Immediate Release: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating an incident involving a motor vehicle that occurred this morning, Sunday, October 31, in Silver Spring.    


At approximately 4:49 a.m., 3rd District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to 16th Street near the intersection of Lyttonsville Rd. to investigate an incident involving a motor vehicle.   


The preliminary investigation has revealed that the operator of a black Cadillac Escalade collided with a metal pole while traveling northbound on 16th St., approaching Lyttonsville Rd.    


The driver of the Cadillac was pronounced deceased at the scene. The decedent was identified as a 35-year-old male from Bristow, Virginia. At this time, there are no signs of foul play suspected. The two other adult occupants in the vehicle did not sustain any injuries.    

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070  

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Release ID: 21-413
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: death-investigation