Man Struck and Killed While Trying To Retrieve Object on the Beltway Near Spur

The pedestrian crash happened Tuesday night in Bethesda area


Update - The victim's middle name was corrected after being initially misspelled in a police press release.

A 53-year-old Montgomery County man was struck and later died after he tried to retrieve something from the Capital Beltway Tuesday night.

Maryland state police said Edward Keith Long, 53, died from the injuries he suffered after being struck by an Audi Q5 on Northbound I-495 at the I-270 spur around 9:30 p.m.

Police said a witness saw a Mitsubishi vehicle travel off the roadway near the spur and the witness pulled over to check the occupants of the car. At that time, the witness observed Long, who was driving the Mitsubishi, run into the roadway to try to grab an object and then get struck by the Audi.

Long was transported to Suburban Hospital in Bethesda where he died from his injuries, according to police.

The driver of the Audi, Andrew Robbins, 63, of North Potomac, was also transported to Suburban Hospital, although police did not describe the extent of Robbins' injuries.

All lanes from I-495 to northbound I-270 were closed at the spur while troopers investigated the fatal collision Tuesday night and were later reopened.

Back to Bethesda Beat

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Articles

County Police Release Surveillance Video from Series of North Bethesda Home Burglaries

Two burglars are believed to be behind burglaries at five houses

‘Particularly Heinous’: Man Allegedly Drove With Body of North Bethesda Woman in Car for Two Days After Fatally Stabbing Her

Judge denies bail for Germantown suspect accused of stabbing hair stylist 30 times, setting her car on fire

MCPS Weather Closures Push Last Day of Classes to June 15

Wednesday marked the fifth time this year that schools closed because of wintery conditions

County Police: Man Stabbed North Bethesda Woman Who Was Found Dead in Burning Car

Germantown man was arrested Wednesday
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »

Beautiful and Spacious

Potomac $1,450,000

Custom Dream Home

Bethesda $2,695,000

Renovated and Expanded

Bethesda $1,425,000

Lovely Home in Chevy Chase View

Kensington $1,949,000

Stunning River Views

Potomac $2,770,000
Edit Module


Your Guides to Leading
Local Professionals

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module

Edit Module