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Collision With Deer Kills Florida Woman

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD -The Montgomery County Department of Police Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) is currently investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred at the 21400 block of Beallsville Road near Sellman Road.


On Sunday, July 9, 2023, at approximately 8:43 p.m., Montgomery County Police and Montgomery County Fire Rescue responded to Beallsville Road for the report of a motorcycle collision with a deer. 


Upon arrival, emergency personnel discovered 53-year-old Michelle Lee Beach, of Dunedin, FL, who had been ejected from her motorcycle after hitting the deer. She was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, where she later died.


The preliminary investigation has revealed that Beach was following another motorcyclist, travelling southbound on Beallsville Road on her pink 2007, Suzuki GXSR 600 motorcycle when she hit the deer.  

This is an ongoing investigation.


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Release ID: 23-411
Media Contact: S.D. Goff 
Categories: fatal-collision