- Kentucky city called socialist for buying gas station, undercutting competitor fuel prices
- Israel hits five mosques, sports complex in overnight Gaza strikes
- Hillary Clinton dogged for refusing reporters’ questions on book tour
- EPA tweet baffles: ‘I’m now a C-List celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’ iPhone game
- Australian P.M. Abbott: MH17 evidence tampered with on ‘industrial scale’
- Rep. Luis Gutierrez tells Hispanics to vote and ‘punish those’ who oppose amnesty
- Country singer Tim McGraw not sorry for slapping female fan: ‘Things happen’
- Iraq vet cited for owning 14 therapeutic pet ducks
- White House takes credit for drop in unaccompanied children at border
- International crises be damned, Obama’s fundraising trip must go on
Man killed in hit-and-run in Gaithersburg
Question of the Day
A man was killed when he and his brother were hit by a car in what police believe is an intentional hit and run in Gaithersburg early Wednesday morning.
The 34-year-old victim was killed on West Diamond Avenue at 1:17 a.m., according to a Montgomery County police press release. The second victim, 54, was nearby and transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening.
Earlier in the morning, the surviving brother told police, he and his brother got a ride from the driver of a black Honda Civic. The car dropped them off near the Gaitherstowne Plaza at Chestnut Street. The man said they walked west on West Diamond Avenue when he believes the same black Honda Civic returned and struck them, according to the release.
Montgomery County Police Officer Rebecca Innocenti said investigators are looking into whether the victims and driver of the car knew each other.
Officers found an unoccupied black Honda Civic in the Gaitherstowne Shopping Center parking lot shortly after arriving on the scene, according to the release. The car has damages consistent with hitting a person.
The investigation is ongoing.
© Copyright 2014 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.
TWT Video Picks
U.S. appetite for drugs begets violence migrants are fleeing
- IRS seeks help destroying another 3,200 computer hard drives
- Jewish woman booted from JetBlue flight over fight with Palestinian
- YOUNG: A sinking presidency, deeper after November?
- PRUDEN: A deadly enemy within exacerbating immigration crisis
- Edward Snowden to work with Russia on anti-spy technology
- MERRY: Handicaps in Hillary's way
- U.S. scrambles as violence escalates in Israel-Hamas conflict
- Humanists seek support from Congress on military chaplains
- Rep. Jared Polis' anti-fracking crusade riles Colorado
- Big milestone for Britain's little prince
Obama's biggest White House 'fails'
Celebrities turned politicians
Athletes turned actors
20 gadgets that changed the world
Fighting in Iraq