Two people are dead after the vehicle they were in left the roadway, rolling over several times in Germantown, Maryland, late Saturday night, police said.
A 2013 Jeep Wrangler was traveling south on Ridge Road (Route 27) at Morning Star Drive when it left the roadway for unknown reasons before 11:43 p.m., according to Montgomery County police.
Police said passenger Marryann Hardesty, 18, of Germantown, died at the scene. The driver, Dylan Bansi, 20, of Germantown died at a hospital.
I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Maryann Hardesty, one of our seniors from last year. Please keep her family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this incredibly difficult time. pic.twitter.com/VLJsUgq5ZS
— Jimmy D'Andrea (@NorthwestJags) October 11, 2020
The WTOP Traffic Center reported all lanes were reopened by 5:06 a.m. Sunday
MD #Germantown UPDATE MD-27/Ridge Rd both ways btwn Snowden Farm Pkwy & Apple Orchard Way, accident investigation cleared. All lanes reopened. #mdtraffic #dctraffic Listen live to WTOP’s latest traffic reports every 10 minutes on the 8s. https://t.co/k7ONQAzTiR https://t.co/rxzfVGqwel
— WTOP Traffic (@WTOPtraffic) October 11, 2020
Police said an investigation is underway and are asking anyone with information to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.
Editor’s note: This story was updated for clarity after additional information was released by Montgomery County police.
A map of the area is below.