A man crossing the road near his home was struck and killed by a pickup truck near Middletown this morning, March 25.
A man crossing the road near his home was struck and killed by a pickup truck north of Middletown this morning, March 25.
The accident happened at about 5:30 a.m., according to Delaware State Police.
Edward Apau, 65, started to cross Cedar Lane Road near his home, just as a pickup truck was approaching.
The driver of the pickup, Brian Wilfong, 42, of Middletown, couldn't stop in time.
The pickup hit Apau, pushing him off the road and into a large rock.
Apau was pronounced dead at the scene. Police don't know why he was crossing the roadway at 5:30 in the morning.
Wilfong, the driver of the pickup, was not injured.
Charges are not expected to be filed, police said.