Man Is Dead After Fatal Hit-And-Run in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police are requesting the assistance of the public in connection with a fatal hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian.

Authorities state that on December 23 at approximately 6:55 p.m., a 36-year-old male pedestrian was crossing West 2nd Street at Broom Street when he was struck by a black Dodge Magnum that was traveling west on West 2nd Street. The vehicle fled the scene, and the pedestrian was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The black Dodge Magnum sustained damage to the passenger side headlight and is missing the lower portion of the front bumper.

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect is encouraged to contact Master Corporal Tavis Miller with the Wilmington’s Special Operations Division/Traffic Unit at (302) 571-4416 or [email protected].

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Information is subject to change at any time. A suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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