2nd pedestrian struck and killed on Rockville Pike in Montgomery County

The scene of the second fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Rockville Pike in Montgomery County. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
The scene of the second fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Rockville Pike in Montgomery County. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
The scene of the second fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Rockville Pike in Montgomery County. (Courtesy Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)
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Less than a day after a man died after being struck while crossing Rockville Pike in Montgomery County, Maryland, another pedestrian has been killed.

It happened Thursday around 6:33 p.m. on Rockville Pike near Wootton Parkway in Rockville.

Police said that a car was traveling southbound on Rockville Pike and approaching Wootton Parkway when the driver struck a man, who was trying to cross in a westerly direction. The victim, identified as 32-year-old Brett Richard Badin, of Rockville, died at the scene.

The driver of the car, 61-year-old Kathatorn Nonceeya, and his passenger–a woman–were not hurt.

This is the second pedestrian fatality on Rockville Pike in less than 24 hours. On Wednesday, Michael Louis Gamboa, 40, was attempting to cross the 12200 block of southbound Rockville Pike around 8:40 p.m. when he was struck.

Below is a map of the area where the most recent crash occurred.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify that the driver was on Rockville Pike and approaching Wootton Parkway. 

Zeke Hartner

Zeke Hartner is a digital writer/editor who has been with WTOP since 2017. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s Political Science program and an avid news junkie.

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