Police investigate fatal pedestrian crash in Felton

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash in Felton.

According to Delaware State Police, the incident occurred shortly after 11 p.m., Wednesday as a 2011 Nissan Rogue was traveling southbound on South DuPont Highway in the left lane, just north of Peach Basket Road.

At the same time, a 55-year-old Harrington woman was near the center of the left lane when the Nissan struck her with its front bumper.

The vehicle continued southbound a short distance and stopped in the left lane of South DuPont Highway, just south of Peach Basket Road. 

The 55-year-old Harrington woman was dressed in dark clothing and was not carrying a light. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 17-year-old driver is also from Harrington. She was uninjured during the collision. 

South DuPont Highway was closed for approximately three hours while the crash was investigated and later cleared.

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