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Police: Teen skateboarder dies after being hit by vehicle in Montgomery County

The 15-year-old male was riding a skateboard and was crossing Montrose Road, according to the Montgomery County Police Department.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — A 15-year-old Montgomery County teen has died after he was hit by a car on Nov. 27 while riding a skateboard near the intersection of Montrose Road at Evelyn Drive, according to Montgomery County Police. 

According to Montgomery County police, the collision happened around 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27. Police confirm to WUSA9 that multiple police and medical personnel responded to the scene. 

A preliminary investigation by detectives hs determined that a 2012 Toyota Prius, driven by Najeem Amin Jan, 47, of Dumfries, was traveling west on Montrose Road. Alberto Barreto, 15, of Rockville, was riding a skateboard when police say he was crossing Montrose Road. The two collided in the area of Evelyn Drive, police said.

Barreto was transported from the scene to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries where he died on Dec. 11 from his injuries.

Montgomery County police have not determined who was at fault for the collision.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620. 

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