OLNEY, Md. (WUSA9) -- A woman died in a single vehicle collision in Olney early Sunday morning, according to Montgomery County Police.
The accident happened around 4:11 a.m. in the 3800 block of Hines Road and Blossom View Drive in Olney, police said.
The investigation shows that the man driving, Robert Walter Lee, 29, of Gaithersburg, lost control of the vehicle.
The 2000 Ford Explore was going east on Hines Road in the direction of Georgia Avenue when it left the road just before Blossom View Drive hit a tree and the light support pole, police said.
Police are still investigating why the vehicle left the road. Lee was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The passenger, 43-year-old, Lisa Ann Smith of Olney died at the scene of the accident, authorities said.
Authorities are looking into the possibility that alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.