Man struck by 2 vehicles in fatal hit-and-run


MONTGOMERY CO. – A man was killed in a pedestrian hit-and-run, and police are searching for the vehicles involved.

40-year-old Gregory Atwood, of Silver Spring, died after being struck by a car Friday morning on Georgia Avenue at Hewitt Avenue in Aspen Hill, police say.

Police responded to the scene around 3:50 a.m. for the report of a person in the roadway.

That’s when officers found Atwood dead in the street. Police say the vehicle involved did not stay in the area.

Investigators believe Atwood was struck by an additional vehicle after the initial collision.

Police say one of the vehicles involved is possibly a 2011 Chryser 200 or 2011 Dodge Avenger. Police say that one of the vehicles is silver.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 240-773-5500.