Gaithersburg pedestrian accident: Two struck, one killed

      Police are looking for the driver who struck two pedestrians in Gaithersburg, killing a 34-year-old man and{}injuring his older brother.{}

      Montgomery County Police say two{}men were hit just after 1 a.m. Wednesday in front of the Avalon School on West Diamond Avenue.

      Police believe it may not have been an accident and are now investigating this as a homicide. Sources tell ABC7 the incident may have been drug related.

      Police say{}a 34-year-old man died. The other victim, who is also 34, told police he and his brother were given a ride by{}people in a black Honda Civic earlier Wednesday morning.

      The man{}told police he and his brother were dropped off near the Gaitherstown Plaza at Route 355 and Chestnut Street and, as they{}were walking west on West Diamond Avenue, they were struck by{}the same{}black Honda Civic that they had being riding in moments earlier.

      Police say the striking vehicle was located at a nearby shopping center with damage consistent with the crash,{}but{}the driver is{}still on the loose.

      The surviving brother was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The identity of the victims has not been released.

      The investigation is ongoing.