Troopers Identify Cyclist Killed In Seaford Accident Friday

Seaford, DE- Delaware State Police have identified the individual who died in a fatal bicycle accident October 1, 2021, on Stein Highway as Zachary L. Gosciejew, 31, of Seaford.

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Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal bicycle accident that occurred Friday morning in Seaford, according to police.

Authorities said on October 1, 2021, at approximately 10:46 a.m., a 2020 GMC Acadia operated by a 56-year-old Seaford woman was traveling eastbound on Stein Highway in the left turn lane approaching the intersection of Front Street in Seaford.

A 31-year-old Seaford man was riding a bicycle eastbound along the westbound shoulder of Stein Highway, approaching the same intersection. As the Acadia crossed through the intersection and began turning left onto Front Street, the bicyclist continued straight through the intersection and collided with the left front of the vehicle. After the collision, the Acadia came to a controlled stop within the northbound travel lane of Front Street next to the cyclist.

The 31-year-old bicyclist suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Identification is pending notification to next of kin.

The operator of the vehicle was not injured during the collision.

The intersection of Stein Highway and Front Street was partially shut down for approximately three hours as the scene was processed and cleared.