Romario Coke 28, identified as Rockville fatal crash victim
Romario Coke Death – According to a press release issued by the Montgomery County Police Department, the individual who was killed in the violent altercation that took place in Rockville on Tuesday has been identified as Romario Coke, who was 28 years old and from Silver Spring. At about 2:29 p.m., members of the Rockville City and Montgomery County departments of public safety received a complaint of a collision involving a single vehicle that took place in the vicinity of West Gude Drive and Watkins Pond Boulevard.
According to the preliminary findings of the investigation conducted by the police, Coke was driving his silver 2018 Infiniti Q50 eastbound on West Gude Drive when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree located in the median. At the scene, it was established that Coke was no longer alive. If you or anyone you know has any information about this occurrence, please call the Montgomery County Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.
Related topic: Man, 87, struck and killed in Rockville pedestrian crash
According to authorities, an 87-year-old man was struck by a car early on Friday morning and murdered. Randall Dwight Gibson was recognized as the victim, and he was declared dead on the spot.
Officers from the 4th District and members of Montgomery Fire Rescue responded to a complaint of a pedestrian being hit by a 2016 blue Kia Optima near Rossmoor Boulevard and Georgia Avenue at 4:36 a.m. The driver’s name has not been made public by police since they are still investigating. The Collision Reconstruction Unit conducts a comprehensive investigation and presents mortality cases to the State’s Attorney Office before any charges are considered, according to a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Police Department.
One of Gibson’s sons, Daniel, 47, claimed that although his father occasionally strayed from the house, his family was always able to track him down. Daniel Gibson claimed that about 5:30 a.m., the police informed his brother of their father’s passing. When his sister and cousin received the news, Daniel Gibson’s mother was traveling in New England with his sister and cousin. He went to the crash site where his brother had already spoken with authorities when he later learnt what had occurred.
According to Daniel Gibson, his father had a long career in engineering and loved spending time with his family. Born in Oklahoma City, Randall Dwight Gibson graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering before earning a master’s degree in the same field from George Washington University. He started his engineering career with the Vitro Corp. in 1958 and practiced engineering for 50 years. Daniel Gibson said of him, “He was a wonderful father and great family man.” He was a very kind man, and he always valued attending church when he was younger.
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