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Police: Pedestrian Killed in Drunk Driving Accident Was Also Drunk

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BEAR, Del. (WBOC/AP)- Delaware State Police say a pedestrian who was hit and killed by a car and the driver who hit her were both drunk.

The woman, identified as 58-year-old Brenda L. Stone, of Dover, was struck shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday night in Bear while trying to cross Pulaski Highway. Police said she did not use a crosswalk and was hit in the center lane.

The driver of the car that hit her made a U-turn and returned to the scene, according to police. Stone died at the scene.

Police said Stone had been drinking. 

Police say the driver, 33-year-old Terry Berry, was charged with driving under the influence and driving an unregistered vehicle. However, he is not facing charges in the woman's death.

Police said pedestrian error was the primary cause of the crash, as Stone did not utilize a marked crosswalk. However, alcohol appears to have been a factor, troopers said.

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