Tractor trailer hits Hockessin teen, killing him instantly

A teen is dead after being struck by a tractor trailer in Hockessin.

It happened early Thursday morning at Lancaster Pike north of Schoolhouse Road.

Police say 18-year-old James Vandegrift of Hockessin ran from the sidewalk into the northbound lane of Route 41 when he was struck and killed instantly.

So far, no charges have been filed.

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