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One Person Dead After Hit by Vehicle in Cheswold

Updated: Pedestrian Killed in Cheswold Crash

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CHESWOLD, Del.- Delaware State Police say troopers are continuing to investigate a Thursday morning motor vehicle crash north of Cheswold, which resulted in the death of a pedestrian.


Police said the incident was reported shortly before 5 a.m. by a newspaper deliver person on North DuPont Highway (US13) southbound just north of South Messina Hill Road. Troopers said the adult male pedestrian, whose identity is unknown at this time, was located lying in a driveway and was pronounced dead by paramedics.

The body has been turned over the Delaware Division of Forensic Science for autopsy and positive identification.

The vehicle that struck the pedestrian fled the scene and has not been identified at this time, police said. 

US13 southbound lanes were opened at approximately 9:45 a.m.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Master Cpl. J. Lane at (302) 697-4454, ext. 215. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."


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