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1 dead in single-vehicle crash on Rt. 124 in Montgomery County

Investigators say the driver struck a utility pole.

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on Route 124 in Gaithersburg, Md. Wednesday morning, Montgomery County Police said.

The collision happened in the area of Woodfield Road and Garfield Drive on Route 124 around 5:04 a.m., police said. Montgomery County Police and Collision Reconstruction Units responded to the scene.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a 1998 Honda Civic was traveling south on Woodfield Road when, for reasons still under investigation, the car crossed the northbound lanes, left the road and struck a utility pole.

The driver, identified as 27-year-old Ivan Jose Garcia Umanzor, of Olney, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

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The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate the crash. Anyone with information about the crash can call the unit at 240-773-6620.

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