Pedestrian struck, killed on Route 13

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Friday night involving a pedestrian in Dover.

As a pedestrian ran across Route 13 around 10 PM, a Chevrolet Silverado traveling northbound struck the pedestrian, throwing her into the left lane.

The operator of the Silverado, a 49-year-old man of Smyrna, was properly restrained and was wearing his seatbelt. Impairment does not appear to be a factor on his behalf.

The pedestrian, 25-year-old, Larissa M. Tallhamer of Smyrna, was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

She was wearing dark clothing with no reflective material, and was not carrying a light.  Impairment on her behalf is unknown at this time.

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