Car strikes, kills 83-year-old woman in Montgomery Co. church parking lot

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WASHINGTON — An 83-year-old woman has died after her vehicle rolled backward and struck her in a church parking lot in Boyds, Maryland.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue officials responded to a collision at the parking lot of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church at 19620 White Ground Road shortly before 9 a.m.

Kathleen Virginia Howard, of Olney, had exited her 2006 Lexus RX 330 in the church parking lot when her vehicle rolled backward and struck her, according to a news release.

Howard was transported to a hospital where she later died of her injuries.

Investigators are still looking into where Howard was in relation to the vehicle when she was struck. This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about the collision should call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 249-773-6620.

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