Pedestrian dead after being struck in Montgomery Co.

One person is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Police said the incident happened around 6 a.m. at Shady Grove Road and Briardale Road in Redland.

The pedestrian died at the scene.

The driver stayed until authorities arrived.

As a result of the incident, police had closed westbound Shady Grove Road near Briardale Road. It reopened a little before 11 a.m.

Below is a map of the area where it happened.

WTOP’s Andrea Cambron contributed to this report.

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Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Writer/Editor for He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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