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Posted at 8:47 PM ET, 01/25/2011

Woman dies in Montgomery crash

By Dan Morse
Washington Post Editors

A 65-year-old woman died Tuesday morning after the car she was driving hit a trash truck in the Gaithersburg area, Montgomery County police said.

Dorothy Eisel, 65, was driving a Kia Spectra east on Olney-Laytonsville Road at Riggs Road shortly after 10 a.m. For reasons still unclear, Eisel's car collided in the intersection with the trash truck.

Eisel, of the 10500 block of Tralee Terrace in Damascus, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The driver of the truck, Charles Edward Mickle, 44, of Clarksburg, was not injured and remained at the scene.

Police are still investigating and want to speak with witnesses. Officers ask anyone who saw the collision to call the collision reconstruction unit at 301-840-2435.

This story has been updated.

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene, according to police. The driver of the truck, who remained at the crash site, was not injured.

The crash is stil under investigation.

By Dan Morse  | January 25, 2011; 8:47 PM ET
Categories:  Dan Morse, Montgomery, Traffic Accidents  
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Maybe Dottie was attempting to deposit her KIA(!) in the trash truck. Ever think of that?

Posted by: slipuvalad | January 26, 2011 9:47 AM | Report abuse

Yet another death because of a trash truck...

Posted by: HeLLoKiDDy | January 26, 2011 1:57 PM | Report abuse

This lady was loved and will be missed by many. RIP in peace Ms. DOT!!!

Posted by: hoopty71864 | January 26, 2011 5:19 PM | Report abuse

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