Bicylist Dies After Crash in Olney

Incident occurred just before 6:30 a.m. on Thursday morning

Thursday, May 3, 2012  |  Updated 6:27 PM EDT
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Bicylist Dies After Crash in Olney

Montgomery County Police officers are investigating a fatal bicyclist accident in Olney, Md., Thursday morning.

The accident happened just before 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of MD 108 and Olney Laytonsville Zion Road.

A gray 2011 Toyota Camry struck the bicyclist for reasons under investigation.

The bicyclist, 48-year-old Diane Whitman, of Montgomery Village, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, 30-year-old Heather Simmons, remained at the scene. She was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

MD 108 was closed in both directions between Fieldcrest Road and Stanbrook Lane.

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