Pedestrian hit and killed on Rockville Pike

A section of Rockville Pike is closed right now following a deadly crash involving a pedestrian on Thursday evening. 

Montgomery County Police say a car hit and killed a man near the First Street intersection around 6:30 p.m. The driver stayed on the scene. 

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The southbound lanes are currently closed while police continue their investigation. 

This is the second deadly crash on Rockville Pike in the last 24 hours. 

On Wednesday night, a driver hit and killed Michael Gamboa near Montrose Parkway around 9 p.m. 

Police identified the driver that hit him but want to hear from anyone who may have seen the crash.