Accident victim passes one week later, investigation continues

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NEW CASTLE, DE – Last Saturday night (Aug 21), at approximately 9:30 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the intersection of Centerville Road and Greenbank Road for a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle.

When the officers arrived, they learned that a silver Chevy Malibu was traveling northbound on Centerville Rd. As the vehicle cleared the intersection of Centerville and Greenbank it struck 37-year-old Ashley Reynolds who was crossing Centerville Road.

Reynolds was transported to a local area hospital and was admitted for head trauma. The 59-year-old driver of the Chevy Malibu remained at the scene and required no medical attention. Yesterday, the department received information that Reynolds succumbed to the injuries sustained from the crash.

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Investigators from the New Castle County Division of Police Traffic Services Unit subsequently assumed the investigation.


The investigation is still ongoing, and we are asking for anyone that might have witnessed this crash or have any information pertaining to this investigation to please contact Detective Brandon Harris at Brandon.Harris@newcastlede.gov or by calling our non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.