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Authorities Investigating Deadly Pedestrian Crash in Wicomico County

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DELMAR, Md. - Authorities continue to investigate a deadly pedestrian crash in Wicomico County. It happened on Friday just after 10:30 p.m.

The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said a man was struck and killed by a car near the intersection of Route 13 and Chestnut Street in Delmar.

Deputies determined a Toyota Corolla driven by Jose Jesus Manera Garcia of Wicomico County hit the pedestrian who was crossing the highway.

According to the Sheriff's Office, Garcia was believed to be under the influence of alcohol and he submitted to sobriety testing and is fully cooperating with law enforcement. Speed is also possibly a factor, but the investigation is ongoing to determine who is at fault.

Authorities are not sure why the pedestrian was in the street.

The victim's identity is being withheld as his family is notified.

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