By Andrew Kramer

By Andrew Kramer

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) – Authorities are investigating a fatal crash in which a pedestrian was struck two times and killed Friday night in Wilmington, Delaware.

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The incident happened around 6 p.m. while the victim, 18-year-old Nigel C. Simon Jr., was attempting to cross Kirkwood Highway.

Authorities say he was initially struck by car driven by 45-year-old Natalie Nelson while trying to cross the eastbound lanes. He was then knocked into the westbound lanes where he was hit by 48-year-old Kurt Schoell.

Simon Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene. None of the drivers, or any of their passengers were injured.

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Investigators say the area Simon Jr. attempted to cross the highway was not within a designated crosswalk.

Kirkwood Highway westbound was completely closed and eastbound restricted to one lane of travel for several hours while the crash was investigated and cleared. Authorities are still investigating.

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