Connecticut Avenue car accident kills woman, injures man

A woman was killed in a car crash on Connecticut Avenue near the D.C. border late Tuesday morning, Montgomery County Police say.

The crash happened on southbound Connecticut Avenue near Bradley Lane in Chevy Chase.

Investigators say the 2005 Subaru Outback station wagon was traveling southbound when it struck a tree for unknown reasons.

Ann R. Smith, 88, a passenger in the vehicle, died at the scene. The driver, identified as 65year-old Robert Jay Groner, was taken to Suburban Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

Police ask that anyone who may have witnessed the accident call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 301-840-2435.