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Woman struck and killed by car near MARC train tracks in Gaithersburg

A woman was struck and killed by a car Tuesday morning while crossing the street near MARC train tracks in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Montgomery County police said.

WASHINGTON — A woman was struck and killed by a car Tuesday morning while crossing the street near MARC train tracks in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Montgomery County police said.

Li Zhang, 52, of North Potomac, was struck by a Nissan Rogue while crossing South Summit Avenue at Wells Avenue around 6:45 a.m.

She died at the scene.

The driver of the Rogue left the scene but returned a short time later.

She has been identified as Abidemi Etabuno D. Udah, 29, of Gaithersburg. She wasn’t injured.

The fatal collision had stopped all MARC trains for a portion of the morning commute.

Police are still investigating the incident. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

Below is a map of the area where the incident happened.

WTOP’s Joslyn Chesson contributed to this report.


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