An early morning crash on Route 27 in Germantown killed 18-year-old Kirsten Danielle Mergner of Damascus, Maryland. Ms. Mergenr was reportedly driving northbound on Route 27 near Brink Road when her vehicle crossed the yellow center line and collided with a Ford Explorer southbound.
The cause of the crash is being investigated. The driver of the Explorer, Jill Yvette Gole of Mt. Airy, Maryland, was taken to Suburban Hospital for treatment of her injuries. http://wtop.com/?nid=41&sid=2297398