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Montgomery County Police Investigating Fatal Collision Involving Cyclist

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 26, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD - A Bethesda woman was killed when she was struck by a flatbed truck on Thursday, August 25.

At approximately 4:05 p.m., Montgomery County Police officers were called to the 5200 block of River Rd. for an adult female cyclist struck.


Preliminary investigation by detectives with the Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) revealed that both the driver of a red 2014 Volvo D13 flatbed truck and the bicyclist were traveling east on River Rd.


The cyclist, 42-year-old Sarah Joan Langenkamp, was in the bicycle lane when the Volvo turned right into the parking lot of 5244 River Rd. and struck Langenkamp, who was run over by the Volvo. Montgomery County Fire Rescue responded, and Langenkamp was pronounced dead on scene.  


This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620.

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Release ID: 22-431
Media Contact: S.D. Goff 
Categories: fatal-collision