SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA) -- Montgomery County Police have identified two people who died in a crash on Piney Branch Road on Thursday.

They say 26-year-old Olin Dale Sorenson and 23-year-old Sylvia Clarice Taiko Reiff died as a result of the accident in the 9300 block of Piney Branch Road.

Police say Sorenson was driving his car eastbound on the road when for some reason his car crossed the center of the roadway and struck a tow truck traveling westbound.

Reiff, a passenger in Sorenson' s car, was pronounced dead at the scene. Sorenson was taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center where he succumbed to his injuries. The tow truck driver, 51-year-old Melesio J. Monterroza Cartagena, suffered non life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Police are asking that anyone who saw the crash to call them at 301-840-2435.

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