Detectives Investigate Single Vehicle, Fatal Collision in Damascus

MCPSealBestDetectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a single-vehicle collision involving three deaths, that occurred late last night in Damascus.

At approximately 11:36 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the 25300 block of Burnt Hill Road for the report of a serious single-vehicle collision involving a vehicle that had left the roadway.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a black, 1989 Ford F-250 was traveling southbound on Burnt Hill Road approaching Kingstead Road when, for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.  The driver, identified as Jacob Tyler Dennis, age 17, of the 15400 block of Barnesville Road in Boyds and a passenger, identified as Patrick Andrew Shifflett, age 18, of the 9100 block of Charlie Farm Court in Laytonsville were deceased at the scene.  An additional passenger, identified as Cary Mauri’ce Greene, age 17, of the 22500 block of Muscadine Drive in Clarksburg was transported to Suburban Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

This collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620. Callers may remain anonymous.

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