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      Man fatally struck in Germantown identified

      Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian accident in Germantown.

      Authorities say{}20-year-old Dominique McFarlane-Chase, of Gaithersburg,{}was hit while crossing the southbound lanes of Germantown Road near Aircraft Drive shortly before 1 a.m. Monday. He died at Suburban Hospital.

      Police say it's unclear if the{}victim was in a crosswalk.

      The driver of the striking vehicle, identified as Leonard Mensah, of Germantown, remained on the scene.

      Police shut down a portion of the intersection for several hours, but it has since reopened.

      Montgomery County's accident reconstruction team is investigating.