Bethesda Man Dies in Motorcycle Collision Thursday

Police are investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcycle that occurred Thursday evening in Bethesda.

According to a statement from Montgomery County Police Department, Bethesda district police officers and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue personnel were dispatched to River Road (MD 190) at Burdette Road at 10:08 p.m. responding to reports of a collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle.

Police say a man driving a 2014 Toyota Rav4 was traveling East on River Road and when he attempted to make a left turn onto  Burdette Road, his vehicle collided with a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist died at the scene, police say. Police identified the motorcyclist as 32-year-old Scott Emerson Hess 0f Bethesda. The driver of the Rav4 was not injured, police say.

Police are continuing to investigate this incident and urge anyone with information to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.

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Deirdre Byrne

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