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Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash In Magnolia

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MAGNOLIA, Del - A female pedestrian is dead after reportedly, being hit by a car on South State Street in Magnolia, Delaware yesterday afternoon.

It happened on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at approximately 5:30 p.m. as a 1991 Honda Accord, driven by 34-year-old Dawud Abdul Mumin of Magnolia, was traveling southbound on South State Street south of Woodlytown Road.  Early investigation revealed that the pedestrian, Dawn M. Lytle of Magnolia, was walking in a westbound direction, attempting to cross the southbound lane of South State Street into the path of the Honda Accord and was struck by the front of the vehicle.

Lytle was taken to the Kent General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.  Dawud Abdul Mumin was properly restrained and was not injured.

The roadway was closed for approximately 3 hours while the crash was investigated.  Troopers continue to investigate this crash.

Troopers remind pedestrians of using caution and safety when walking on or near roadways. If you must cross a roadway, make sure to look left, then right, then left again before proceeding. When walking near a roadway always make yourself visible to drivers by wearing bright/light colored clothing and reflective materials. Pedestrians that are walking at night must carry a flashlight for added safety.

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