Man Dies After Being Crushed By His Vehicle In Pike Creek Sunday

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, at approximately 9:05 in the morning, members of the New Castle County Division of Police were called to the unit block of Beehler Court in the community of Arundel for a report of a subject struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 46-year-old male pinned underneath a 2004 Ford F-350 pick up truck.

Officers and paramedics from the New Castle County Division of Emergency Medical Services attempted to resuscitate the male however, their efforts were unsuccessful, and the male was pronounced deceased at the scene. His body was turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Sciences.

Detectives from the Division’s Criminal Investigations Unit and Traffic Services Unit were called to the scene. The initial investigation revealed that the male exited the truck while it was still in gear and the vehicle struck him, causing him to be pinned beneath the truck.

This incident remains under investigation by the New Castle County Division of Police Traffic Services Unit.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.

Breaking Report

New Castle County Police are conducting an investigation into an incident that took place Sunday morning.

At 9:00 this morning rescue crews from The Mill Creek Fire company along with New Castle County paramedics and New Castle County Police responded to a home in a unit block of Beehler Court in Arundel.

Initial reports from the scene indicated that crews were responding to reports of a person that was trapped under a vehicle.

Crews are currently on scene.

This is a developing story additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

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