Updated: Police Identify North Potomac Woman Killed in Pedestrian Collision in Downtown Gaithersburg
Tuesday morning incident halted nearby train traffic
A North Potomac woman was killed Tuesday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Summit Avenue in downtown Gaithersburg, according to Montgomery County police.
At approximately 6:44 a.m., Li Zhang, 52, was crossing South Summit Avenue at Wells Avenue, when she was struck by a 2011 Nissan Rogue, traveling south.
Zhang, of Settlers Landing Way, died at the scene, according to police.
The driver of the Rogue, 29-year-old Abidemi Etabuno D Udah, of Gaithersburg, left the scene but returned a short time later. She was not injured in the collision.
The crash occurred near the MARC station, halting train traffic through the area for several hours Tuesday morning.