Van Strikes, Kills Woman in Roadway in White Oak Area

Police say victim was Elaine Rowena Allen


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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.

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