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Pedestrian Hit and Killed on US 13 Near Dover

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DOVER, De. - Delaware State Police say a pedestrian was killed Saturday night while trying to cross US 13 south of Dover.

On Saturday at approximately 7:50 p.m., Richard L. Daniels Jr., 40, of Dover, was attempting to cross northbound travel lanes from the center median of South DuPont Highway south of Webbs Lane, Dover. Daniels crossed directly into the path of a 2008 Cadillac DTS operated by a driver from Seaford. The Cadillac hit Daniels, throwing him onto the roadway where another car hit him.

Daniels was pronounced dead at the scene. A preliminary investigation has indicated Daniels was not in the area of a designated or marked crosswalk when he was struck. The drivers of both cars were not injured and no charges have been filed as troopers continue to investigate the crash.

Traffic was shut down on US 13 northbound for roughly four hours while the crash was investigated. The southbound lane was closed for roughly two hours.

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