Update: Serious Pedestrian Collision in Darnestown Now Fatal

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a serious collision involving a pedestrian that occurred on Friday, December 14, in Darnestown.

On Friday, December 14, at approximately 5:19 p.m., 1st District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Darnestown Road and Ancient Oak Drive for the report of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2015 Acura TLX, driven by Adrian Takashi Culp, age 21, of Flameleaf Court in Gaithersburg, was traveling eastbound on Darnestown Road approaching Ancient Oak Drive.  A pedestrian, identified as Nancy Jean Soulen, age 87, of the 15300 block of Quail Run Drive in Darnestown, was crossing Darnestown Road in a southerly direction near Ancient Oak Drive.  For reasons still under investigation, the Acura collided with Soulen near the intersection.

Soulen was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries and succumbed to her injuries in the early morning hours of Sunday, December 16, 2018.  Culp was not injured in the collision.

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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