UPDATE: Fatal parking lot crash under investigation in Millsboro

1280 Millsboro Weis

11/11 UPDATE: Delaware State Police have identified the victim in this crash as 82-year-old James Crowl.

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MILLSBORO, Del. – A Lewes man has died after police say he was hit by a car in a grocery store parking lot Tuesday afternoon.

We’re told just after 2:30 p.m., an 82-year-old Lewes man was pushing a shopping cart through the parking lot of the Weis Grocery Store. At the same time, an 85-year-old Millsboro man was driving through the parking lot in a red 2016 Toyota Corolla when he reportedly failed to see the pedestrian and hit him, causing him to fall to the ground.

The victim was taken to an area hospital by ambulance, where he was later pronounced dead. Identification is pending notification of next of kin.

The driver of the Toyota was not injured. No other vehicles were involved.

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