State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash in New Castle

The Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred last night in New Castle that left one woman dead.

On March 28, 2024, at approximately 7:45 p.m., two pedestrians began walking across the northbound lanes of New Castle Avenue from the Super Fuel located at 3006 New Castle Avenue. The male pedestrian continued in a westerly direction as the female pedestrian began walking in a northwesterly direction. At the same time, a silver 2012 Nissan Altima was traveling in the left northbound lane of New Castle Avenue, north of West Avenue. For unknown reasons, the female pedestrian stops in the roadway as the Nissan approaches while the male pedestrian jogs to the median. As a result, the front of the Nissan struck the female pedestrian in the left lane.

The pedestrian, a 56-year-old woman from New Castle, Delaware, was transported to an area hospital, where she died. Her name is being withheld until her family and relatives are notified.

The driver of the Nissan, a 56-year-old man from Wilmington, Delaware, was not injured.

The roadway was closed for approximately 2.5 hours while the investigators examined the scene and cleared the roadway.



The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues investigating this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Senior Corporal M. Calio by calling (302) 365-8483. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at

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