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Germantown Resident Involved in Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Rockville

An 83-year-old Germantown resident was behind the wheel of the vehicle which struck and killed a man in Rockville late Wednesday night.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department’s Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred on at about 11:22 pm on Wednesday, December 13, in Rockville. Officers from the 1st District, Rockville City police officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Rockville Pike and Church Street for the report of a pedestrian involved personal injury collision.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a silver 2017 Nissan Armada was traveling northbound on Rockville Pike when for reasons that are still under investigation, struck an adult male pedestrian who was crossing westbound Rockville Pike at Church Street. The pedestrian was transported to Suburban Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The pedestrian’s identity will be released once the family has been notified.

The driver of the Nissan Armada is being identified as Cupertino Unda, 83, of Country Ridge Drive in Germantown. The driver of the Nissan was not injured.

This investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

File Photo by Germantown Pulse