Van Strikes, Kills Woman in Roadway in White Oak Area

Police say victim was Elaine Rowena Allen


Published:

Updated 2:10 p.m.: A van fatally struck a pedestrian in the White Oak area Thursday evening, according to Montgomery County police.

A white 2010 Ford E250 driving south on Columbia Pike near Hillwood Drive struck Elaine Rowena Allen, 71, of an unconfirmed address, in the roadway at about 6:40 p.m., police said. Allen was dead when first responders arrived. Her address is unconfirmed.

Carter L. Cockrell, 75, of the 4600 block of 9th Street in Washington, D.C., was driving the van, police said. He remained at the scene.

Police are investigating the incident, including where the woman was going and “whether she may have been struck by an additional vehicle(s),” police wrote in a press release.

Police have asked anyone with information about the incident to call 240-773-6620 or 301-279-8000.

Back to Bethesda Beat

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Articles

Man Taken To Hospital After Car and Bicycle Crash in Potomac Area

Crash happened Monday afternoon near Travilah Elementary School

Autopsy Determines Cause of Death for Body Found in North Bethesda Parking Lot

Cause is unknown in two unrelated death cases; two other bodies remain unidentified, police say

Which Bethesda-Area Restaurants Are Open for Thanksgiving

Some places to dine out on the holiday

Basement Fire Displaces Adults From Silver Spring Home

Residents were not home at time of the fire
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »

Renovated Colonial

North Potomac, $1,045,000

Fabulous Brick Home on Cul-de-sac

Bethesda, $1,495,000

Brand New Build

Chevy Chase, $2,195,000

Elegant French Colonial

Potomac, $1,425,000

Chateau-style Home on Huge Lot

Potomac, $1,250,000
Edit Module

Profiles

Your Guides to Leading
Local Professionals

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module

Edit Module