Troopers ID Pedestrian Struck And Killed On Kirkwood Highway Friday

The Delaware State Police have identified the man who died in a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred in Wilmington on March 24, 2023, as Larry Mills, 47, of Wilmington, Delaware.

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The Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian that occurred last night in Wilmington.

Officials said on March 24, 2023, at approximately 7:59 p.m., a black Acura ILX was traveling westbound on Kirkwood Highway west of Farrand Drive. At the same time, a male pedestrian was walking southbound across Kirkwood Highway when he entered into the path of the Acura police said. As a result, the Acura struck the man in the roadway, causing significant injuries.

The victim, a 47-year-old Wilmington man, was pronounced dead while he was being taken to an area hospital. His name is being withheld until his family and relatives are notified. The driver of the Acura, a 39-year-old woman from Newark, Delaware, was not injured.

No other vehicles were involved in this collision. Kirkwood Highway westbound was closed for approximately two hours while the scene was investigated and cleared.