Montgomery County Police Officers say a passenger has died, and a driver was injured, after crashing into a tree along Ridge Road in Damascus.
The crash happened after 8 a.m. in the 28540 block of Ridge Road.
Police say Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash involving a black Toyota Camry.
Detectives say that they are still investigating why the southbound vehicle crossed the northbound lanes, left the road and struck the tree.
The 45-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver had minor injuries and was hospitalized.
Police ask anyone with information to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.
This is a developing story.