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Police identify Kensington woman killed in crash

Crash happened Tuesday at intersection of Connecticut Avenue, Franklin Street

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Montgomery County police have identified a Kensington woman who was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Tuesday.

Michaele Anne Belford, 72, of Kensington, was riding  in a black 2007 Toyota 4Runner east on Franklin Street around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, when it was hit by a 2006 Toyota Tacoma that was traveling north on Connecticut Avenue, police said in a press release. The 4Runner rolled over.

Belford was taken to a hospital with serious injuries and died Wednesday, police said.

The driver of the Tacoma was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said.

Police did not initially identify Belford Tuesday, but did Thursday after her family was notified. The driver of the Tacoma had not been identified by police as of Thursday evening.

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