UPDATE: Bicyclist Identified in Fatal Accident


Delaware State Police have released the name of the bicyclist who died after getting hit by two vehicles in Harrington, Delaware earlier this week. Police have identified the bicyclist who died as 65-year-old Michael G. Smith of Harrington.

Original Story:

January 17, 2023/Mari Lou

Delaware State Police are investigating a crash Monday evening at Route 13 and Corn Crib Road which left a bicycle rider dead. Emergency personnel from Harrington and Kent County paramedics were called just before 6pm. State Police say a Honda driven by a 30 year old man from Houston was stopped on westbound Corn Crib Road and then pulled onto northbound South DuPont Highway – colliding with a 65 year old man from Harrington who was riding a bicycle going southbound in the northbound shoulder of the intersection. The bicycle rider ended up in the right northbound lane and was struck a second time by a northbound pickup truck driven by a 65 year old man from Dover, which dragged the victim a short distance. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Both drivers were properly restrained and not injured.