ROCKVILLE, Md. (7News) — 1 74-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a car in North Bethesda, Md. Thursday morning while jogging, according to Montgomery County Police Department.
The incident happened at 9:57 a.m. in the area of Tuckerman Lane and Kings Riding Way. At the time, Montgomery County Police Public Information Officer Pete Piringer said the victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. But the 74-year-old man later died, police said.
According to investigators, the man was jogging across Tuckerman Lane in a crosswalk when for reasons unknown the driver of a 2019 Subaru Forrester struck him.
The crosswalk is equipped with a push-to-activate signal. Detectives are still investigating where the signal was activated.
The Subaru's driver remained on scene.
Some lanes were blocked near Tuckerman Lane and Kings Riding Way. Grosvenor Lane and Sugarbush Lane are closed between Route 355 and Fleming Avenue.
Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at (240) 773- 6620.
This story is developing. 7News will update as more information is available.