UPDATED – 12/21/18 – A Lincoln man has turned himself in to Delaware State Police after a hit and run crash on Route 13 in Harrington that left a 53 year old pedestrian dead. Police have charged 48 year old Lazaro Maritnez with leaving the scene of a collision resulting in death and failure to report a collision resulting in injury or death. Martinez is free on a $3100 unsecured bond.
UPDATED – 12/18/19 – Pictures from business surveillance videos have been obtained by Delaware State Police. The suspect’s vehicle is believed to be a Jeep, possibly an older Cherokee, Commander, or a 4-door Wrangler with a hard top. The suspect’s vehicle appears to be light in color with black trim near the bottom. The vehicle should have damage to the right front fender, missing an amber/orange right side marker lens, and possible scratches and/or damage to its right side. Although the crash occurred at S. DuPont Highway at Corn Crib Road intersection, the suspect’s vehicle was last seen traveling eastbound on SR 14 (Milford-Harrington Highway) Milford.
UPDATED – 12/17/18 – Delaware State Police have released the name of the man who died Friday in a hit & run crash near Harrington. Police say 53 year old Rickey Honeycutt of Harrington was struck just south of Corn Crib Road on Route 13. The investigation is continuing – if you have information – contact Crime Stoppers – 800-TIP-3333
A 53 year old Harrington man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing Route 13 in the area of Corn Crib Road just after 9:30 Friday night. Delaware State Police the vehicle did not stop and another driver not involved in the crash discovered the victim in the roadway. The victim was taken to Milford Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say he was not crossing in a crosswalk and was wearing dark clothing – but he did have a small flashlight. Police ask anyone with information on the crash to contact Troop 3 or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.