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Rolando Grande Martinez struck, killed by car in North Kensington (Video)

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In the video above, ABC7's Richard Reeve shows the crash scene and talks with the victim's family.

The crash claimed the life of a 59-year-old man. (Photo: WJLA)

Rolando Grande Martinez was standing at a bus stop on his way to work early Saturday morning when he was struck and killed by a car that left the roadway on Veirs Mill Road, Montgomery County Police say.

Police say that Martinez, 59, was pronounced dead at the scene outside a home in the 11800 block of Huggins Drive in North Kensington.

The crash occurred just before 5 a.m. Saturday when the 2009 Mercury Milan that 24-year-old Yared Tesfaye was driving eastbound on Veirs Mill Road left the roadway.

Police say the car struck Martinez and then a car and a tree in front of the Huggins Drive house.

Tesfaye suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash. The circumstances of the collision are still under investigation.

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