Truck driver struck and killed on Delaware highway

| Friday, November 09, 2012

Stephen E. Webb, 61, of Arcanum, OH, had parked his 2007 Freightliner on the right shoulder of southbound state Route 141 at I-95 and exited the truck. He was hit at 11:48 a.m., according to the Delaware State Police.

Francis Witz Jr., 24, of Wilmington, DE, was driving a 1997 Buick LeSabre when he struck the trailer. Police say the car continued forward, striking Webb, who was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unknown why Webb had pulled over.

Southbound State Route 141 was shut down for approximately three and a half hours. No charges have been filed and the crash remains under investigation.

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