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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash Involving a Pedestrian- Bear- **Update**

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Pedestrian crash

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Bear -Delaware State Police have identified the male victim who was struck and killed in the hit-and-run crash which occurred in the parking lot of 2000 Firedancer Lane on Sunday, March 26, 2017, as Lester Mateo, 23, of Pennsville, NJ.

The investigation into this incident is continuing and the Delaware State Police are asking anyone who may have any information to contact Det. Scott Mauchin at 302-365-8414. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 032817 1605


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