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2 men killed, 1 man injured after SUV crosses lanes and hits a tree in Gaithersburg car crash

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GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County Police say two men were killed and a third was hurt when their SUV hit a tree in Gaithersburg.

It happened about 4:30 a.m. Sunday on Woodfield Road. Police say an SUV driven by 32-year-old Thomas Christopher Collier of Gaithersburg was traveling south when it crossed into the northbound lanes, left the road and hit a tree.

Officers say Collier and 26-year-old Daniel Lee Byron of Gaithersburg were pronounced dead at the scene. Twenty-six-year-old Kobi Assaraf of Rockville was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

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