Pedestrian struck and killed on I-495 in Edgemoor

EDGEMOOR, Del. (WPVI) -- One person was killed while walking along 495 in Delaware.

Authorities say 77-year-old Robert Slade of North Carolina was hit while walking along I-495 south in Edgemoor around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

His car had broken down in the rain, and he was walking for help.

Officials say the first car that struck Slade was hit by another car, creating a domino effect on the interstate.

The area was shut down for four hours.

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