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Woman Struck, Killed By Plow Truck In Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) – A Wilmington woman died early Thursday after being struck by a snow plow truck owned by the Delaware Department of Transportation.

The deadly accident happened at about 6:30 a.m. on the Washington Street Extension in Wilmington.

According to investigators, the driver of a snow plow truck owned by DelDOT was in the process of making a u-turn when he struck 51-year-old Denise McFadden.

McFadden suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body has been turned over to the medical examiner’s office where an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

The fatal accident remains under investigation.

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Reported by Oren Liebermann, CBS 3

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  • Kristin F

    So sorry to hear about this tragic accident. The McFaddens are a wonderful close family and Denise will be missed by many.

  • Betty

    Sorry to hear about the woman. So sorry that the man that was just trying to do his job now has this on his heart. God bless them all.

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  • Char T

    tragic! :(

  • Flo

    How tragic. Goes to show us that none of us are promised to fulfill our tomorrows. My heart and prayers go out to all affected .

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