Detectives Investigate Single-Vehicle, Fatal Collision in Clarksburg

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a single-vehicle, single-occupant, fatal collision that occurred in Clarksburg on November 24.

On Thursday, November 24 at approximately 12:32 p.m., 5th District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the area of Frederick Road (Route 355) and Comus Road for the report of a serious, single-vehicle collision that had just occurred.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2012 Nissan Altima was travelling southbound on Frederick Road prior to Comus Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the Altima left the roadway, struck a tree and then struck a telephone pole.  The driver, identified as George William Brust, age 74, of the 5500 block of Feagaville Lane in Frederick, succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

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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