Victims identified in deadly Bear, Del. crash

August 26, 2012 12:23:38 PM PDT
Action News has learned the name of the person killed and the person injured in a crash on Route 40 in Bear, Delaware.

It happened around 9:00 Saturday night on Route 40 West near Holly Avenue.

Police say 35-year-old Timothy Young and 34-year-old Jason A. Atkinson were struck by a car while walking along the shoulder of Route 40.

Young was pronounced dead at the scene and Atkinson was taken to Christiana Hospital in critical condition.

The vehicle was being driven by 27-year-old Joseph Denham, who was uninjured in the crash. The driver did stop at the scene.

Police are still investigating.


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