Woman Found Dead In New Castle, Police Investigating

Police are investigating what is believed to be a fatal accident that occurred just before 6:00 Wednesday evening.

At 5:59 rescue crews from the Goodwill Fire Company along with New Castle County Paramedics responded to the area of Frenchtown Road and Quigley Blvd. in New Castle for reports of an unresponsive sick person.

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Shortly after arrival, Command ordered the roadway closed. Initially, it was not clear if the female patient was struck by a vehicle. Later reports indicated that the patient had sustained fatal injuries consistent with a vehicle accident.

Witnesses at the scene tell FSU that they did not see a vehicle stopped at the scene.

This is a developing story. We’ll have more when police release additional details.