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Editor’s note: This story was updated at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 24 to add the identity of the pedestrian.

Montgomery County police announced Monday the identity of a 39-year-old man who was struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday night on Midcounty Highway in Gaithersburg, according to Montgomery County police.

The victim has been identified as Selvin Reniery Flores Lagos of an unknown address, police said. 

Police and the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service responded at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday to a report that a pedestrian had been struck in the area of Midcounty Highway and Miller Fall Road, according to a press release.

A man found in the road was pronounced dead at the scene. He was struck by a red Saturn Aura, whose driver remained on the scene, police said.

Police are investigating the circumstances that led to the pedestrian being struck, the press release said.  

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The name of the deceased man is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.   

Midcounty Highway was closed at eastbound Washington Grove Lane while police investigated the collision Saturday night.