Woman dies in Wheaton car crash

WASHINGTON — A 30-year-old woman died after she was involved in a two-vehicle crash in Montgomery County over the weekend.

Around 6:15 p.m. Sunday, a 2011 Hyundai Sonata traveling southbound on Denley Road at Randolph Road collided with a 2002 Ford Explorer traveling westbound on Randolph Road. The crash happened at the intersection of Randolph and Denley roads in Wheaton, said Montgomery County police in a Monday news release.

Emergency crews transported the driver of the Hyundai — identified as 30-year-old Michelle Renee Sears, a District Heights resident — to an area hospital, where she later died.

The driver of the Ford, 25-year-old Pedro Garcia Huerta of Silver Spring, was not injured, according to police.

Police are investigating the crash, and have not yet released information about what led to the collision.

Anyone who witnessed this collision or has information about it can call police at 240-773-6620.

Below is a map with the location the crash:

Sarah Beth Hensley

Sarah Beth Hensley is the Digital News Director at WTOP. She has worked several different roles since she began with WTOP in 2013 and has contributed to award-winning stories and coverage on the website.

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