Local Mother's Death Devastates Family

Police Still Investigating the Cause of the Crash that Took Her Life.

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    Two drivers were killed in a head-on collision in Montgomery County.

    "Her kids are in shock, her husband is in shock, it's just a nightmare."

    Those are the words of 37-year old Nadia Nawaz's mother-in-law. She was just one of many family members that gathered to remember Nawaz on Sunday. The Rockville mother was killed in a tragic car crash on Saturday morning.

    The accident occurred in the southbound lane of Old Georgetown Road. Nawaz was driving a Toyota Sienna when a 64-year-old man driving a 1994 Buick Roadmaster crossed into her lane and struck her. Both Nawaz and the man, Donald Duvall of Chevy Chase, were killed on impact.

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    Two drivers were killed in a head-on collision in Montgomery County.

    Nawaz's family is in shock describing her sudden death as a life taken too soon.

    "I don’t agree with whoever planned this thing up and above, it’s a mother…too young, extremely young," Taimur Ahya-ud-din said.

    Meanwhile, investigators have ruled out drugs or alcohol as a factor in the crash. They are now waiting for the results of an autopsy that could determine whether Duvall may have been suffering from a Medical Condition when the crash occurred.

    "She's probably one of the best mothers I know, honestly speaking… it's not a person that left us, an entirely family is affected by this thing…I honestly still can't believe that she is gone," Ahya-ud-din said.