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UPDATE: Victim Named in Fatal Pedestrian Accident 8-1-17

The Dover Police Department has identified Ronald Lutrell (59), of Dover,  as the victim in the fatal pedestrian accident on Friday, July 28th, 2017.  The driver of the vehicle that struck Lutrell will not be charged in the incident.

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-24316

Date/Time:   Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 8:38PM

Location:  US Route 13/N. DuPont Hwy., South of College Road (Southbound lanes)

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department Collision Reconstruction Team is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident where a pedestrian was struck and killed on Friday night.  At approximately 8:38PM, a 59-year-old male, crossed the northbound and southbound lanes of N. DuPont Highway from the East side of the road way from the area of Raceway Liquors (899 N. DuPont Highway).  When the man attempted to cross the southbound lanes, he ran directly in front of a 2008 Toyota Sienna minivan in the center lane.  The man was struck by the vehicle, causing fatal injuries.  Officers cleared the scene at approximately 11:30PM.  The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.