A Gaithersburg man was killed in a vehicle crash in Derwood Friday afternoon and Montgomery County police are now investigating.
Around 12:20 p.m. on Shady Grove Road just west of Muncaster Mill Road, Montgomery police responded to the report of a single-vehicle crash, police said.
According to police, Standford Wilson, 61, of the 20000 block of Mattingly Terrace in Gaithersburg was driving a black 2003 BMW X5 west but veered off the road for unknown reasons.
A Montgomery County Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating the crash to determine why Wilson left the roadway between Muncaster Mill Road and Mill Run Drive and struck several trees and a fence.
Wilson was transported after emergency crews arrived on scene and he was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.