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Deer breaks through window, gets stuck in Md. home


ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A young deer crashed through the window of a Montgomery County home Tuesday morning and became stuck inside the house, officials said.

It happened just before 10 a.m. at a home in the 1700 block of Piccard Drive.

When officers arrived at the home, the deer was still inside. The officers entered through thr broken window, opened a rear door and the garage and herded the deer outside, according to Corporal Kenneth Matney.

The young deer, known as a button buck, caused minor damage to the home, officials said.

There was no one home at the time of the incident and the homeowner was able to contact a friend who came to the home and secured it.


Pedestrian struck by van in Rockville


ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A pedestrian was hit by a van in Rockville, Md. Friday night, according to Montgomery County Police Department.

The accident happened around 10:06 p.m. in the 14700 block of Avery Road in Rockville, authorities said.

Police are searching for a red van in connection with the accident.

The victim is believed to have non-life threatening injuries, police said.


FOUND: Zymirah McGill of Rockville


ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police say they have found a 15-year-old girl who was reported missing from Rockville.

According to Montgomery County Police, Zymirah McGill of the 14700 block of Latakia Place in Rockville was reported missing earlier this month. They say she was located safe and unharmed on Oct. 14.


Watts Branch Pkwy closed for Rockville water main break


ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A water main break in Rockville has closed Watts Branch Parkway in the area of Hurley Avenue, according to city officials.

Workers have been on scene since 6 a.m. attempting to repair the main, according to officials. A significant number of homes are experiencing low water pressure as a result of the break, however no homes are without water.

City crews have isolated the break and expect normal water system pressure to return within a few hours, according to a news release.

The city of Rockville provided this additional information to residents:

Montgomery County police chase ends in crash


ASPEN HILL, Md. (WUSA9) -- A police chase that stemmed from two suspects who are wanted on drug charges ended in a crash and left an officer injured Tuesday night in Aspen Hill Md.

Police tried to stop a vehicle with two people inside who were suspected of being involved in drug distribution in the area of Longmead Crossing Drive and Wimbledon Drive around 7:25 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.

The vehicle did not stop and police chased the vehicle to the 13500 block of Oriental St. The suspect vehicle drove to the end of Oriental Street and into a wooded area.

K9 units and a helicopter searched the area for the suspects, however, did not find them.

A handgun was recovered at the scene, say police.

One officer was injured in the incident. He suffered minor injuries in the crash, police said.


Man dies after Rockville motorcycle crash


ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A man has died after a motorcycle accident early Wednesday morning on I-370, police said.

It happened around 6:50 a.m. on westbound I-370 west of Shady Grove Road in Montgomery County.

A man, identified as 53-year-old George Keane Harvey of Olney, Md. was driving a blue 2006 Kawasaki Motorcycle when he lost control and traveled off the interstate, police said.


He was transported to Shady Grove Hospital with life threatening injuries and later pronounced dead.

Westbound 370 was closed for approximately two hours.

Maryland State Police are investigating the crash.


Md. patient has malaria, not Ebola


ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A patient at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital who matches criteria for possible Ebola does not have the virus, and has malaria lab results confirmed.

Shady Grove released the following statement Friday:

Following further tests, monitoring and consultations with infectious disease experts, our medical team has determined that the patient in our care has malaria and does not have Ebola. We appreciate the excellent work of our clinical team including physicians, nurses and staff, in handling the care of this patient. We also appreciate the partnership of county, state and federal agencies on this case.