Delaware Online- A 64-year-old New Castle woman was killed when she was hit by a car while trying to cross Concord Pike (U.S. 202) around Rocky Run Parkway in Brandywine Hundred Friday night.
Delaware State Police responded to the scene at around 6:24 p.m. and saw a 2018 Mazda 3, drove by a 63-year-old Smyrna woman, was going southbound on Concord Pike approaching the intersection with Rocky Run Parkway.
Police said the New Castle woman was on foot attempting to cross the south lanes of Concord Pike and proceeded directly into the path of the Mazda. The car then struck the woman pedestrian throwing her into the southbound right lane where she came to rest.
After the crash, the car came to a stop and remained on the scene, police said.
The pedestrian was transported to the Christiana Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. Identification is pending notification of next of kin.
Police said the New Castle was wearing all dark, non-reflective clothing and was not carrying a light.
The driver was not injured. Neither speed nor impairment are deemed as factors on her behalf, police said.
Police closed south Concord Pike lanes around 2.5 hours while the scene was being investigated.