Police released the identity of a man killed after his motorcycle was struck by an SUV in Rockville on Monday.
Stephan Trusilo, 39, of the 13800 block of Bronco Place in Germantown, died at the hospital from injuries he suffered during the crash, police said.
Police also released the identity of Trusilo’s passenger, Rabaya Akhter, 29, of the 200 block of Congressional Lane in Rockville. Akhter suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
The crash was reported at around 9 a.m. at Montrose Road and Tower Oaks Boulevard, Montgomery County police said in a news release Monday.
A 2006 Toyota Highlander traveling east on Montrose Road was turning left onto northbound Tower Oaks when it struck Trusilo’s Ducati 848, which was traveling west on Montrose, police said.
Trusilo and Akhter were ejected from the bike, which police said went up in flames.
The driver of the Toyota, Peggy Lee, 52, of Rockville, suffered non-life threatening injuries, police said.