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Yessenia M. Martinez Rivas of Gaithersburg, Md. Dies After Being Struck By Car In Montgomery County

9:31 PM, Nov 6, 2012   |    comments
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GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WUSA) -- A 37-year-old woman has lost her life after a serious crash Monday night in Gaithersburg.

Montgomery County Police say Yessenia M. Martinez Rivas of Gaithersburg was struck by a Toyota Prius that was traveling northbound on Muddy Branch Road at approximately 5:30 p.m. She was in the roadway near Suffield Drive, according to the police.

Martinez Rivas was taken to Shady Grove Hospital, and then flown to Medstar after the accident. At approximately 11:15 p.m. Monday, she succumbed to her injuries. 

No charges have been filed against the driver, 66-year-old Daniel Levine of North Potomac. Levine remained at the scene and provided information to investigators, said police.

Police continue to investigate the collision and are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620. Callers may remain anonymous.

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