Police Confirm Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Pike Creek Wednesday

Wednesday evening, at approximately 9:30, patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Pike Creek Road just west of Forsythia Drive for the report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a motor vehicle.

When the officers arrived at the scene, they learned that a 2008 Nissan Rogue was traveling on Pike Creek Road heading eastbound when it struck a 52-year-old man. The Rouge’s driver, an 18-year-old woman, remained at the scene and was interviewed by the officers. The 52-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators from the County’s Traffic Services Unit are still in the early stages of the investigation. Officials said that impairment does not appear to be a factor.

Breaking Report

Just before 9:30, Wednesday evening rescue crews from the Mill Creek Fire Company along with New Castle County Paramedics were dispatched to Pike Creek Road and Forsythia Drive for reports of an injured person in the road. Possibly a pedestrian struck incident.

While en route crews learned that police were on scene and confirmed that the patient was seriously injured.  As crews began to arrive on scene the road was ordered closed.

Sources familiar with the incident tell FSU that the patient succumbed to their injuries at the scene.

Pike Creek Road was closed for several hours while police investigated the incident.




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