Motorcyclist Dies in Collision with Truck in Wheaton
The motorcycle crossed into the truck's lane, police say.
A District Heights resident riding a motorcyle died Saturday morning in a collision with a box truck in Wheaton, police said.
Around 7:06 a.m., officers from the Fourth District responded to Georgia Avenue and Ennalls Avenue for a report of an accident between the two vehicles, Montgomery County police said.
A preliminary investigation showed that a 2002 Kawasaki motorcycle and a 2013 Freightliner box truck were traveling north on Georgia Avenue approaching University Boulevard West in parallel lanes when the motorcycle entered the truck's lane and the vehicles collided, police said.
Ega Egbemimon Edorh-Ananou, 31, of the 3200 block of Walters Lane, died at the scene, officers said.
The collision remained under investigation and police asked anyone who witnessed the incident to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773- 6620.