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Montgomery County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 17, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD - The Montgomery County Department of Police - Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred on Columbia Pike at Stewart Lane.

On Thursday, March 16, 2023, at approximately 1:28 p.m., 75-year-old Teklu Bushen Siba of Silver Spring, was crossing the northbound lanes in a westbound direction on Columbia Pike when he was struck by a white 2002 Ford Explorer traveling northbound.

The driver remained at the location and Siba was pronounced dead at the 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: 23-154
Media Contact: S.D. Goff 
Categories: fatal-collision