Car Accident Victim Dies at 28540 block of Ridge Road near Damascus

Car Accident Victim Killed on the 28540 block of Ridge Road near Damascus

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Toyota Camry Collides with a Tree in a Car Accident Resulting in Death

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Montgomery County police are investigating a deadly Saturday morning car crash. Rene Rivas Quinteros, 45, of Winchester, Va., was killed when the car he was riding in left the road and hit a tree near Damascus, according to investigators. The driver of the black 2007 Toyota Camry involved in the collision had minor injuries and was taken to a hospital, police said. Fire & Rescue crews also responded to the scene. An investigation is ongoing.

The driver of the Camry was traveling southbound on Ridge Road when he crossed the northbound lanes, left the roadway and struck a tree. The reason the driver crossed lanes is still unknown, police said. The passenger, who lived in Winchester, suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Police are still investigating the accident and have not released any further information. 

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