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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
Georgetown- Delaware State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify the pictured vehicle that was involved in a fatal pedestrian hit and run crash.
The crash occurred on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at approximately 5:30 a.m. when a pedestrian was struck on a curve on County Seat Highway just east of Sussex Tech High School. After the collision, the vehicle did not stop and fled the scene.
Pictures from business surveillance videos were obtained. The suspect’s vehicle is believed to be a white Ford E-Series van with an extended body without ladder racks. The vehicle has no windows on the side but two windows on the back doors. The right passenger front headlight was completely broken and detached as a result of the collision. There is also possible damage to the bumper, hood, and right front fender. Also included is a stock photograph of the exact same model van and headlight assembly.
The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information regarding the incident or the pictured fleeing vehicle are asked to contact Det. A. Mitchell of the Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit at 302-644-5020. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Heather Pepper
Released: 120420 2220