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Motorcyclist Dies in Collision with Truck in Wheaton

The motorcycle crossed into the truck's lane, police say.

A District Heights resident riding a motorcyle died Saturday morning in a collision with a box truck in Wheaton, police said.

Around 7:06 a.m., officers from the Fourth District responded to Georgia Avenue and Ennalls Avenue for a report of an accident between the two vehicles, Montgomery County police said.

A preliminary investigation showed that a 2002 Kawasaki motorcycle and a 2013 Freightliner box truck were traveling north on Georgia Avenue approaching University Boulevard West in parallel lanes when the motorcycle entered the truck's lane and the vehicles collided, police said.

Ega Egbemimon Edorh-Ananou, 31, of the 3200 block of Walters Lane, died at the scene, officers said.

The collision remained under investigation and police asked anyone who witnessed the incident to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773- 6620.

ROBERT SCHROEDER September 29, 2012 at 10:11 PM
bet speed, as i hear motorcycles speeding [also sports cars]. But he or she is in my prayers.
Bill Hussein O'Stalin September 30, 2012 at 12:30 PM
I observed a horrible motorcycle accident on Ga. Ave 4 years ago. Two motorcyclists were driving between cars on the white divider marks at 80 miles per hour. After they passed me I noticed the second one didn't seem as skilled as the first. A few moments later i saw parts flying in the air. Right by where Ga. Ave and University Blvd merge the second operator had hit someone and gone flying. He was dead. Many of these motorcyclists weave through traffic and take horrible chances.
Patience November 19, 2012 at 07:54 PM
This person is my husband and he was not speeding, he was making a turn and the truck driver didnt see him in time....
Carol November 20, 2012 at 05:09 AM
Carol So sorry you have to through this horror. I am praying for you.

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