Police: Intoxicated woman struck and killed by car

December 17, 2008 3:46:17 AM PST
State police say a 24-year-old Wilmington woman was fatally injured when she was struck by a car as she crossed Kirkwood Highway near Newark. Police say Ashley Vadala was under the influence of alcohol and drugs when she walked into the path of the car just west of Brewster Drive on Monday. She died Tuesday morning at Christiana Hospital.

The car was being driven by a 56-year-old Newark woman, who wasn't injured.

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