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Montgomery County Police Investigate Fatal Collision in Gaithersburg; Victim's Name Released

For Immediate Release: Friday, April 22, 2022

Update : April 24, 2022 : Victim's Name Released in April 22 Fatality 

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police - Collision Reconstruction Unit have identified the victim in the April 22 fatality as 60-year-old, Mary Sheree Wenger of Laytonsville. 



Gaithersburg, MD – A 60-year-old Laytonsville, Maryland woman has died following a collision in Gaithersburg.

On April 22, 2022, at approximately 12:28 p.m., Montgomery County Police and Montgomery County Fire-Rescue, responded to Woodfield Road between Watkins Road and Deanna Drive for the report of a single vehicle collision.

The initial investigation has revealed that a silver, 2006 Dodge Magnum was traveling northbound on Woodfield Road when the operator lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle struck several fence posts on the right side of the northbound travel lane before crossing over the southbound lane, leaving the road, and rolling over into a field area. During the roll over, the driver was ejected from the vehicle.

The operator was transported to an area hospital with serious injury. She ultimately succumbed to her injuries several hours later.

 This is an active and ongoing investigation.

The collision is now being investigated by the Montgomery County Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU). Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at (240) 773- 6620.

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Release ID: 22-214
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: fatal-collision