Officers investigate fatal bike accident


Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal collision involving a bicycle that occurred Sunday on Veirs Mill Road at Turkey Branch Parkway.

Officers said they responded to Veirs Mill Road at Turkey Branch Parkway for the report of a collision. Preliminary investigation has indicated that a bicyclist was attempting to cross the street in a northerly direction in the area of the marked crosswalk. A 2003 Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Veirs Mill Road and hit the bicyclist.

The bicyclist was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries. The bicyclist is identified as 31-year old, Oscar Mauricio Gutierrez Osorio, of Silver Spring.

The driver of the Honda was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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

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