Teen killed by tractor-trailer in Bear, Delaware ID'd

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A 19-year-old man is dead after being struck by a tractor-trailer in Bear, Delaware early Wednesday.

The accident happened at 2:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Route 40 near Lagrange Avenue.

According to police, Jonathan Wolfe from Newark was crossing the highway when he was struck near the Delaware State Police Troop 2 barracks.

Action News is told the teen was taken by ambulance to Christiana Hospital where he later died.

The driver in the truck, 57-year-old Jerome Bright stopped nearby and is talking with investigators.

The westbound lanes of Route 40 were closed as police investigated.

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