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Detectives Investigate Medical Center Way Pedestrian Fatality; Victim’s Identity Released

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred the morning of Thursday, November 17, 2022, in the area of Medical Center Way and Medical Center Dr. in Rockville.   


At approximately 8:29 a.m., 6th District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the location for the report of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian.    


The investigation by detectives has determined that the pedestrian was crossing Medical Center Way in a southbound direction when he was struck by a gray 2014 Nissan Altima that was traveling westbound on Medical Center Way towards Shady Grove Hospital. The driver of the Nissan remained at the scene.  


The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The decedent has been identified as 46-year-old Paul Shinn, of Adamstown, MD.   


This is an active and ongoing investigation.   


The Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating this collision. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620.  

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Release ID: 22-565
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: fatal-collision