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

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 28, 2022

Update : April 29, 2022 : Victim's Name Released in April 28 Fatality 

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police - Collision Reconstruction Unit have identified the victim in the April 28 fatality as 74-year-old Eric Frank Grosse, Jr., of Rockville. 


Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a pedestrian collision that occurred today, April 28, 2022, at the intersection of Tuckerman Lane and Kings Riding Way in North Bethesda.   


At approximately 9:57 a.m., 2nd District Officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the location for the report of a pedestrian struck.   


The investigation by detectives determined that the pedestrian was jogging across Tuckerman Lane in a southernly direction. The pedestrian was in the crosswalk at the time. For reasons still under investigation, the operator of a 2019 Subaru Forester, who was traveling westbound on Tuckerman Lane, struck the pedestrian, who was in the westbound lane of the crosswalk.    


This crosswalk is equipped with a push-to-activate pedestrian signal. Detectives are investigating whether the signal was activated.  


The adult male driver of the Subaru remained on scene.  


The 74-year-old male victim was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.    


The name of the deceased will be released following proper notification of the 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: 22-222
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: fatal-collision