Double Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Rockville

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    Two men were struck by a vehicle and killed early Sunday while crossing a street in Rockville. (Published Monday, Oct 11, 2010)

    Two pedestrians were struck and killed early Sunday morning in Rockville by a driver who may have been under the influence of alcohol.

    At about 3:20 a.m., two men, both 26, were hit while in a crosswalk after leaving the White Flint Metro station.

    The victims have been identified as Adam Joseph Hosinski, of the 15100 block of Snowden Drive in Silver Spring, and Rory Joseph Weichbrod, of the 100 block of Lexington Drive in Silver Spring. Hosinski died on the scene. Weichbrod was taken to Suburban Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

    Police have a suspect, whom they say was driving a black 2010 Acura TSX north on Rockville Pike.

    After striking the pedestrians, the driver and a passenger got out of the car, possibly to check on the victims, said police. Then both people returned to the car, drove a short distance and made a right turn on Old Georgetown Road. A witness to the accident caught up to them and ordered them to return to the scene, said police.

    Police administered a field sobriety test to the driver. The investigators brought him in on probable cause that he had been driving under the influence, and they took a breath sample at the 2nd District Station to determine his blood-alcohol content.

    The driver has not been charged yet. Police are talking to other witnesses.