Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Kennett Square man killed crossing road in Del.

A man killed Thursday while crossing Naamans Road in Wilmington, Del., has been identified as Barry Flegal, 48, of Kennett Square, Chester County.

Delaware State Police say Flegal was crossing just north of Shipley Road, about 4 p.m. Thursday when he was struck by a 2005 Acura TL.  Flegal was walking south across the westbound lanes as he was struck by the Acura, which was traveling in the left lane. Flegal was thrown onto the grass median.

Flegal was taken to Christiana Hospital Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.

No charges were filed against the driver of the 2005 Acura TL, David Bernstein, 46, of Newark, Del. Bernstein, who was wearing a seatbelt, was not injured and refused medical treatment.

The left lane of westbound Naamans Road was closed for two hours as Troopers investigated and cleared the crash.

A man killed Thursday while crossing Naamans Road in Wilmington, Del., has been identified as a 48-year-old Chester County, Pa., man.

Delaware State Police say Barry Flegal of Kennett Square, Pa., was crossing the road, just north of Shipley Road, about 4 p.m. Thursday. when he was struck by a 2005 Acura TL.

No charges were filed against the driver of the Acura, David Bernstein, 46, of Newark, Del.

Police say Flegal was trying to cross the road, walking south across the westbound lanes as he was struck the Acura, which was traveling in the left lane.  Flegal was thrown onto the grass median, and Bernstein stopped his vehicle on the shoulder.

Flegal was taken to Christiana Hospital Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead. Bernstein, who was properly restrained, was not injured and refused medical treatment at the scene.

The left lane of westbound Naamans Road was closed for two hours as Troopers investigated and cleared the crash.
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