(Wilmington, De 19808) On Sunday, September 25, 2022 at approximately 0905 hours, members of the New Castle County Division of Police were called to the unit block of Beehler Court in the community of Arundel for a report of a subject struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 46-year-old male pinned underneath a 2004 Ford F-350 pick up truck. Officers and paramedics from the New Castle County Division of Emergency Medical Services attempted to resuscitate the male however, their efforts were unsuccessful, and the male was pronounced deceased at the scene. His body was turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Sciences.
Detectives from the Division’s Criminal Investigations Unit and Traffic Services Unit were called to the scene. The initial investigation revealed that the male exited the truck while it was still in gear and the vehicle struck him, causing him to be pinned beneath the truck.
This incident remains under investigation by the New Castle County Division of Police Traffic Services Unit.
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