Pedestrian struck by car, killed in crosswalk in Montgomery Co. Maryland

A pedestrian died after being hit by a car while walking in a crosswalk on Friday morning in Wheaton, Maryland, according to Montgomery County Police.

Police say they responded to the collision at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Mason Street around 8:22 a.m.

A blue 2006 Toyota Camry was driving southbound on Georgia Avenue when it struck a pedestrian in the crosswalk between Georgia Avenue and Mason Street, police said.

Police identified the pedestrian as a 50-year-old woman from Silver Spring. She was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries and later died, police said.

Police are investigating the crash and asking anyone with information to call the department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit at (240) 773-6620.

Below is a map of the intersection where the crash happened:

Jessica Kronzer

Jessica Kronzer graduated from James Madison University in May 2021 after studying media and politics. She enjoys covering politics, advocacy and compelling human-interest stories.

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