Police ID 3 killed when SUV collided with snowplow in Montgomery County

Three people were killed Monday evening in Montgomery County when their SUV collided with a snowplow, according to authorities.

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The crash occurred about 6:45 p.m. on Columbia Pike at Briggs Chaney Road in the Silver Spring area, according to fire department spokesman Pete Piringer.

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Officials say the SUV struck the back of the plow while both were traveling north on Columbia Pike.

The three deceased victims have been identified as 27-year-old Shawde Ajee Nayonta Wicks of Clinton, MD; 41-year-old Natasha Ann Hunter of Baltimore, MD; and 52-year-old Gary Eugene Early of Baltimore, MD, officials said Tuesday.

The surviving passenger is currently listed in serious condition.


The police investigation closed northbound Columbia Pike (US-29) near Briggs Chaney Rd.