Man killed in car-pedestrian accident in Newark

A pedestrian was killed in an accident Monday evening on Capitol Trail in Newark.

Police say it happened near Polly Drummond Hill Road at about 6 pm.

49-year-old Timothy Coston of Wilmington was crossing from the median on Capitol Trail when he was hit by a car traveling in the right lane.

Coston was taken to Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the car and a passenger were seatbelted and not hurt.

No word on charges in the accident.






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