Police ID pedestrian killed in New Castle accident

NEW CASTLE, Del. - April 22, 2014

The accident occurred at 9:35 p.m. Monday on Route 13 (North DuPont Highway).

Police say 38-year-old Kimberly Cage of Delaware City was attempting to cross the northbound lanes of the highway from the center median when she was struck by a 2002 Mercedes-Benz M50 SUV.

Cage was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say their preliminary findings indicate that where Cage attempted to cross was not within a designated or marked crosswalk.

The driver of the Mercedes was not injured in the incident and no charges have been filed.

Troopers continue to investigate the crash.

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