Wilmington man dead after being hit by car

February 12, 2013 4:53:07 AM PST
Delaware State Police say a man is dead after being struck by a car while crossing a road in Newark.

Troopers say the man was hit by a car at 6 p.m. Monday while crossing State Route 2. Troopers identified the pedestrian as 49-year-old Timothy Coston of Wilmington.

Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. John Day says the man was wearing dark clothing and not in a well-lit area. Day says charges are not expected against the driver of the vehicle, who was not injured in the crash. A female passenger in the car was also not injured.


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