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Wilmington Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Wilmington Police (WPD) is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian that took place Sunday evening, according to spokesman David Karas.

Karas said on October 13 at approximately 7:15 p.m., police were dispatched to the 500 block of South Walnut Street in reference to a motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Officers found the pedestrian, a 26-year-old man, at the scene. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle remained at the scene.

This incident remains under investigation by the WPD Traffic Unit.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Master Corporal Tavis Miller at (302) 571-4416.

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