Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Train in Gaithersburg

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a train in Gaithersburg, Maryland on Sunday night, July 10th, 2023. According to Montgomery County Fire officials, the incident occurred near the Gaithersburg MARC station.

The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service personnel were dispatched at 10:28 p.m. and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Train traffic in the area was halted while the incident was being investigated.

The victim has not yet been identified, and no further details about the incident have been released. The Montgomery County Police Department is investigating the incident and is urging anyone with information to come forward.

This incident is just one of several recent train-related fatalities in the area. In July of 2022, a person was killed after being struck by a CSX freight train in Gaithersburg. And in December of 2021, a person was killed after being struck by a MARC train in Germantown.

As the community continues to grapple with the issue of train-related fatalities, residents are calling for increased safety measures and for the authorities to take action to prevent further incidents. The Montgomery County Police Department is working to ensure all residents’ safety and prevent further incidents of this nature.

As the investigation into the pedestrian fatality in Gaithersburg continues, residents are urged to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the authorities. The Montgomery County Police Department is committed to ensuring all residents’ safety and preventing further incidents of this nature in the area.

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