Rockville Hit-And-Run Victim Identified

Man's body found on Norbeck Road early Saturday

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    Police in Montgomery County have identified the victim of a fatal hit-and-run accident in Rockville.

    Investigators say that 24-year-old Alonso Rodriguez of Bethesda was struck and killed by a vehicle early Saturday morning.

    It happened on Norbeck Road, east of Westbury Road. Police were called to the scene shortly before 3:30 a.m. by another motorist, who found Rodriguez's body in the eastbound lanes.

    Investigators believe that Rodriguez had been socializing with two friends, a man and a woman, on Friday night into Saturday morning. Authorities say that the vehicle Rodriguez was traveling in let him out on Norbeck Road, near the spot where he was found, at around 2:20 a.m.

    Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit at (301) 840-2435. Police are specifically interested in speaking to anyone who was traveling along Norbeck Road between Bel Pre and Muncaster Mill roads between approximately 2:20 a.m. and 3:24 a.m. Saturday.

    Stay with NBCWashington.com for more on this developing story.