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Pedestrian Killed on US13 in Felton

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FELTON, Del.-Delaware State Police are investigating a deadly crash in which a pedestrian was struck and killed on the South DuPont Highway.
Police said the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. in Felton on Saturday.

Investigators said  53-year-old William Parker of Felton walked into the southbound travel lane of South DuPont Highway, north of Main Street and directly into the path of a 2013 Nissan Altima driven by 32-year-old Angel Harrington of Harrington.

Police said Parker suffered multiple traumatic injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

 Harrington was properly restrained and not injured.

 Preliminary investigation has indicated that Parker was not in the area of a designated or marked crosswalk when struck.

 Police said US 13 southbound in the area of the crash was closed for approximately two hours while the crash was investigated and cleared. 
Troopers continue to investigate this crash and no charges have been filed.

Police continue to send the following reminder to all pedestrians:

"Use caution and safety when walking on or near roadways. If you must cross a roadway utilize designated cross walks and 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/light colored clothing and reflective materials. Pedestrians that are walking at night must carry a flashlight for added safety."
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