Georgina Asare Killed After Being Struck By Car In Md.

4:42 PM, Jan 23, 2013   |    comments
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CALVERTON, Md. (WUSA) --Montgomery County Police released the names of those involved in a fatal collision on Tuesday.  

Georgina Afful-Asare, 54, was killed at around 6:15 p.m. when a driver lost control of the vehicle in a parking lot, police said. 

According to Montgomery County Police, 53-year-old Jane W. Ndungu Maranga was driving a 2002 maroon Mitsubishi Montero when she lost control of the vehicle in the parking lot of Orchard Center shopping center. She then drove over a curb, across the grass, and struck the woman who was walking along the sidewalk on Broadbirch Drive and Cherry Hill Road in Claverton.

Asare was taken to the Crowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore where she died due to her injures. The driver was also transported to a hospital for minor injures.

Police are still investigating the cause of the accident. If you have any information about the collision call 301-279-8000.

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