Crash shuts down Route 141 southbound in Delaware

November 8, 2012 3:00:18 PM PST
Delaware State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Newport, Delaware.

It happened at 11:49 a.m. Thursday on southbound Route 141 where the road crosses over I-95.

A report from the scene says the driver of a tractor trailer was struck and killed after he got out of his truck.

His name has not been released.

Police say the striking vehicle was stopped by officers a short distance from the scene.

Southbound Route 141 was shut down for about three hours while police investigated.