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Fatal accident closes Connecticut Avenue near DC

4:46 PM, Nov 3, 2013   |    comments
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(WUSA9) -- Montgomery County Police detectives are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Connecticut Avenue in Wheaton.

On November 3 at approximately 1:20 a.m., 4th District officers responded to Connecticut Avenue and Adams Drive for a report of a personal injury collision. 

Officers located a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu that was overturned in the northbound lanes of Connecticut Avenue. The officers also located an adult male, who had been ejected from the vehicle, in the center median.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling northbound on Connecticut Avenue. For reasons still under investigation, the vehicle struck the right curb and overturned.

The driver of the vehicle, its sole occupant, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver is identified as David Wayne Mills, 54, of Wheaton.

The circumstances of this collision remain under investigation. Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620. Callers may remain anonymous.

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