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Man Charged in Hit-And-Run that Killed Bicyclist


NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - New Castle County Police have charged a man in a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist.

Police say about 8:45 p.m. on Friday, 27-year-old Phillip A. Bishop of Hockessin was riding his bicycle south on Brackenville Road. Investigators say Bishop was wearing a helmet with a head lamp, flashlight and rear flashing red marker light on his bicycle.

Officers say Bishop was hit by a car traveling north on Brackenville Road, which then fled. Bishop was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say 44-year-old Gabriel Pardo of Hockessin surrendered Tuesday afternoon. He is charged with criminally negligent homicide and leaving the scene of a collision causing death.

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