UPDATED: Drivers killed in single-vehicle crashes in Potomac and Cloverly

UPDATED: Drivers killed in single-vehicle crashes in Potomac and Cloverly

Accidents happened Monday night and early Tuesday morning

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This story was updated at 12:45 p.m. on Aug. 11, 2020 to include the identity of the driver in Potomac who was killed

Two drivers were killed in vehicle crashes in Potomac and Cloverly on Monday night and early Tuesday morning, according to Montgomery County police.

David Jesse Nebb, 25, of Rockville was driving a 2017 Hyundai Elantra south on River Road when the car went off the road, struck a utility pole and caught fire around 10:51 p.m., police wrote in a press release on Tuesday.

Nebb was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The crash happened in a rural part of the county close to the Potomac River.

Just after midnight Tuesday morning, another vehicle crashed near the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue and McNeil Lane in Cloverly, according to Pete Piringer, a spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. The crash was fatal.

Mongtomery County police wrote on Twitter that the driver was the only person in the vehicle. Police had not publicly identified the driver in that crash as of Tuesday afternoon.

A utility pole was damaged, according to Piringer.

The area of the second crash is in the northeast part of the county, near the Cloverly Village Center shopping center.

Dan Schere can be reached at daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com

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