NORTH BETHESDA, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police are investigating to see what led to the fatal collision between a 74-year-old man and a vehicle in a North Bethesda crosswalk.
The incident happened at 9:57 am Thursday morning at the intersection of Tuckerman Lane and Kings Riding Way in North Bethesda.
“The investigation by detectives determined that the pedestrian was jogging across southbound Tuckerman Lane, in the crosswalk. For reasons still under investigation, the operator of a 2019 Subaru Forester, who was traveling westbound on Tuckerman Lane, struck the pedestrian in the crosswalk,” the department said. “This crosswalk is equipped with a push-to-activate pedestrian signal. Detectives are investigating whether the signal was activated.”
The adult male driver of the Subaru remained on scene. The 74-year-old male victim was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.