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Detectives Continue to Investigate Fatal Hit-And-Run Collision

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department Of Police- Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are now investigating a fatal hit-and-run collision that occurred on Saturday, June 10, 2023. Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the striking vehicle.   


At approximately 12:40 a.m., Montgomery County Police and Fire Rescue Personnel responded to the 800 block of University Boulevard E. in Silver Spring for the report of a possible assault.   


Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from trauma to his body. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.   


The decedent has been identified as 30-year-old, Elmer Camacho-Aguilar.   

After a review of the physical evidence and a consultation with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Washington D.C., the investigation has revealed that Camacho-Aguilar was the victim of a hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.  


The driver of the striking vehicle did not remain on scene.  


The Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate this collision.  


Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620 or Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-455-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s). Callers can remain anonymous.   

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Release ID: 23-335
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: fatal-collision