1 dead, 2 injured in Montgomery Co. single-car crash

One person is dead and two are injured following a single-car crash in Montgomery County on Friday.

The crash happened on Friday shortly before 4:30 a.m. in the area of Piney Branch Road and Sligo Avenue. Montgomery County police say a silver 2007 Scion TC with three people inside, was traveling eastbound on Sligo Avenue when it crossed the median into the westbound lane, overturned, crossed the intersection and struck a pole on the east side of Piney Branch Road.

The driver of the Scion, Darlin Reyes Gomez, 22, of Laurel, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

The two adult male passengers of the Scion were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact detectives at 240-773-6620.

Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

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