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Police Investigate Deadly Crash in Magnolia

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MAGNOLIA, Del.- Delaware State Police are investigating a crash in which a woman was struck and killed late Saturday afternoon in Magnolia. 

Police said the accident happened at approximately 5:30 p.m., as 34-year-old Dawud Abdul Mumin of Magnolia was driving southbound on South State Street south of Woodlytown Road. 

Troopers said a preliminary investigation revealed that 47-year-old, Dawn Lytle also of Magnolia, was walking in a westbound direction, attempting to cross the southbound lane of South State Street into the path of the Honda Accord police said Mumin was driving and was hit by the front of the car.
Lytle was taken to Kent General Hospital in Dover where she was pronounced dead. Police said Mumin was properly restrained and was not hurt.
The roadway was closed for approximately three hours while the crash was investigated. 

Police are reminding everyone to use caution and safety when walking on or near roadways.

They said that if you must cross a roadway, make sure to look left, then right, then left again before proceeding. When walking near a roadway always make yourself visible to drivers by wearing bright or light colored clothing and reflective materials. Pedestrians that are walking at night must carry a flashlight for added safety.


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