Del. police investigate death of pedestrian

LINCOLN, Del. (AP) - September 24, 2011

Authorities said in a news release that a preliminary investigation revealed that a 39-year-old man walked into the southbound lanes of the highway into the path of a Pontiac transport van at about 1:20 a.m. Saturday. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The man's name has not been released pending notification of relatives.

Police say the road was closed for 3.5 hours while the crash was being investigated.

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