Driver ID’d in Fatal Montgomery Co. Crash

One lane of Veirs Mill Road closed

Montgomery County police have identified the man killed when his car struck a utility pole on Veirs Mill Road Wednesday morning.

Roy V. Tjongarero, 29, of Silver Spring was traveling eastbound on Veirs Mill Road when his 2013 Honda Accord left the road near Turkey Branch Parkway and struck a utility pole. Police were called to the scene just after 3 a.m. and found Tjongarero's car on a secondary road.

Tjongarero, who was the only occupant in the car, died at an area hospital.

Police ask that anyone who may have witnessed the accident call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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