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Detectives Investigate Fatal Collision in Wheaton; Victim's Name Released

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 19, 2021

UPDATE: November 20, 2021: Victim's Name Released in November 19 Fatality

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit have identified the victim in the November 19 fatality as 50-year-old Sharon Lanette Adams from Silver Spring.


Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating the November 19 fatal collision that occurred at the intersection of Georgia Ave. and Mason St.  


At approximately 8:22 a.m., 4th District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the location for the report of a traffic collision that just occurred.   


The investigation has revealed that the operator of a blue 2006 Toyota Camry was traveling southbound on Georgia Ave., approaching Mason St. The pedestrian was crossing Georgia Ave. at Mason St. in a marked crosswalk from east to west.  


The operator of the Toyota was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.  


The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries and later succumbed to her injuries. The decedent was identified as a 50-year-old female from Silver Spring.  


The name of the deceased will be released following proper notification of family. This is an active and ongoing investigation.    


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: 21-453
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: fatal-collision