UPDATE: Victim identified after man struck, killed on I-270 after leaving vehicle for crash

Maryland

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WDVM) — Police have identified a driver who died on I-270 early Monday morning as 57-year-old Lloyd Gardiner of Silver Spring.

Gardiner was driving a vehicle involved in a collision on I-270 in Rockville. He stepped out of his vehicle and was struck and killed by another car, Maryland State Police said.

Police say the fatal collision happened around 12:40 a.m. on the northbound lanes of I-270. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene. According to police, the victim has been identified as Lloyd A. Gardiner, 57. The victim’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy, police say.

Anyone with information on the collision is asked to contact the Maryland State Police Rockville Barrack.

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