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Montgomery County Police Investigate Fatal Collision in Bethesda; Victim’s Identity Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 2, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal collision involving a bicyclist struck by a vehicle on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, in the area of Old Georgetown Rd. and Cheshire Dr. 

At approximately 4:09 p.m., 2nd District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the location for the report of a collision involving a bicyclist and a vehicle. 

The investigation by detectives has determined that the operator of a Trek bicycle was traveling south on the northbound sidewalk on Old Georgetown Rd. The operator of a white 2012 Ford F-250 Cargo van was traveling northbound on Old Georgetown Rd., approaching Cheshire Dr. For reasons that are still under investigation, the operator of the bicycle left the sidewalk, entered the roadway and collided with the Ford. The driver of the Ford remained at the scene after the collision.  

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The decedent has been identified as 18-year-old Enzo Marcel Alvarenga of Bethesda. 

The Collision Reconstruction Unit 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: 22-285
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: fatal-collision