Man killed in car-pedestrian accident in Newark

By Peter MacArthur 8:26am, February 12, 2013 - Updated 6:39pm, February 12, 2013
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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