Update: August 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. – The pedestrian is now being identified as Julio Danery Rodriguez-Gonzalez, age 34, of an unconfirmed address.
Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Collision Reconstruction Unit are investigating a fatal pedestrian-involved collision that occurred this afternoon in Rockville.
On Thursday, August 16 at approximately 4:01 p.m., 1st District officers, Rockville City Police Department officers, and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Norbeck Road (Route 28) at East Gude Drive for the report of a serious collision involving a pedestrian.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that Rodriguez-Gonzalez was crossing the eastbound lanes of Norbeck Road when for reasons still under investigation, he was struck by a 2016 Jeep Cherokee which was traveling eastbound on Norbeck Road approaching East Gude Drive.
Rodriguez-Gonzalez was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The driver of the Jeep Cherokee, identified as George Mannina Jr., age 68, of the 4100 block of Montpelier Road in Rockville, was not injured in this collision.
This collision investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.