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Police ID Pedestrian Killed in Cheswold Hit-and-run Crash

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CHESWOLD, Del.- Delaware State Police have released the name of a pedestrian killed in a Thursday morning hit-and-run crash north of Cheswold.

The victim was identified Friday by troopers as 32-year-old Rodolfo Falles, of Costa Rica. 

Police said the incident was reported shortly before 5 a.m. by a newspaper delivery person on North DuPont Highway (US13) southbound just north of South Messina Hill Road. Troopers said Falles was found lying in a driveway and was pronounced dead by paramedics.

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

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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