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Rockville Man Struck and Killed on Snouffer School Road

For Immediate Release: Sunday, October 8, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD - The Montgomery County Department of Police - Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) is investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred on Saturday, October 7, 2023, in the 8200 block of Snouffer School Road, just before Bonanza Way.

At approximately 8:58, Montgomery County Police and Montgomery County Fire Rescue were dispatched to the area for the report of a collision involving a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, 47-year-old Carlos Tapia-Sosa of Rockville, was located in the roadway. Tapia-Sosa was pronounced dead. The driver of a silver, 2012 Hyundai Elantra, remained on the scene.

The preliminary investigation by CRU detectives has revealed that the driver of the Elantra was traveling westbound on Snouffer School Road. Tapia-Sosa was crossing Snouffer School Road from south to north when he was struck in lane two of westbound Snouffer School Road.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.
Anyone who has information or may have witnessed this collision is asked to contact CRU 

detectives at (240) 773-6620. 


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Release ID: 23-584
Media Contact: S.D. Goff 
Categories: fatal-collision