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Pedestrian Death in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident 12-10-14

Incident #: 50-14-33415   Date: Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 2:22AM

Location:  Leipsic Road and Plaza Drive, Dover, DE


The Dover Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the area of Leipsic Road and Plaza Drive at 2:22AM on Wednesday morning.  The investigation revealed that a 25-year-old female victim was attempting to walk eastbound across Leipsic Rod at Plaza Drive, and was struck by a 2012 Chrysler 200 that was traveling eastbound on Leipsic Road.  The victim was wearing all black and was not wearing any reflective clothing or carrying a flashlight at the time of the accident.  The 25-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  Dover Police are not releasing the name of the victim, pending family notifications.  The driver of the Chrysler 200 was not charged in the incident and alcohol was determined not to be a factor in the incident.

Officer releasing this information:
Cpl. Mark Hoffman
Public Information Officer