Motorcyclist dies in fatal crash near Newark

A motorcyclist is dead following a Saturday night crash near Newark.

Shortly after 8:30 39 year-old Victor Cruz of Elkton was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Chestnut Hill Road.

He struck the rear of a pickup truck turning from westbound Chestnut Hill onto South Kingston Road.

Cruz was thrown from his bike and was then struck by a vehicle heading eastbound on Chestnut Hill Road.

Cruz was taken to Christiana Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

No other injuries were reported, and no charges have been filed.

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