Police investigate two-vehicle collision that killed Bethesda man

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Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal collision between a car and motorcyclist.

BETHESDA, Md. (WDVM) — Montgomery County police are a investigating two-vehicle crash that killed a Bethesda man. 

According to investigators, 32-year-old Scott Hess was riding a motorcycle along River Road in Bethesda when he collided with a car. Police and fire and rescue personnel arrived on-scene shortly after 10 p.m.

Investigators say Hess was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A preliminary investigation, according to police, reveals that the other vehicle involved, a Toyota RAV4 driven by 60-year-old Mohammad Rouhanian, was attempting to turn left onto Burdette Road when the two vehicles collided. 

Rouhanian was not injured in the collision. 

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

A Montgomery County Police spokesperson familiar with the investigation could not be reached on Friday. 


Original story

BETHESDA, Md. (WDVM) — Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal collision that involved a motorcycle on Thursday around 10:08 p.m.

Officials arrived at Burdette Road after receiving information of a collision that involved a motorcycle and vehicle. According to officials, a vehicle attempted to make a left turn onto Burdette Road when it collided with a motorcycle.

Officials say the motorcyclist has been identified as Scott Emerson Hess, age 32. Emerson was declared dead at the scene, according to officials. The driver of the vehicle involved in the collision has been identified and did not any injuries, officials say.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-662 or FacebookTwitterShare.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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