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Two Pedestrians Struck By Vehicle, Killed In Fenwick Island

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FENWICK ISLAND, Del. - A crash in Fenwick Island yesterday evening claimed the lives of two pedestrians.

The crash occurred at 11:03 p.m. as two pedestrians, Grant D. Kinkade Sr., 45, of Westminster, MD, and  Robert J. Rust Jr., 64, of Lutherville, MD, attempted to cross Lighthouse Road, east of Dukes Road.  As the pedestrians walked from the north to the south side of Lighthouse Road, they walked in front of an eastbound 2008 Jeep Wrangler.  The Jeep struck both pedestrians and then came to a stop on the shoulder of the roadway.

Kinkade was pronounced dead at the scene.  Rust was airlifted by Delaware State Police helicopter to Christiana Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Jeep, Timothy L. Frank, 57, of Reisterstown, MD, and the two passengers in his vehicle were uninjured.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing its investigation. Lighthouse Road was closed for approximately four hours as Troopers investigated and cleared the crash.

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