- Associated Press - Sunday, October 12, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Police are investigating a traffic accident in Wilmington that left one pedestrian dead and another injured.

New Castle County Police say 19-year-old Stephen Daverio and 20-year-old Kevin Wiercyski (Were-sis-ski) were walking on the shoulder of Milltown Road near Heritage Park Drive just after 1 a.m. on Sunday when they were struck by a gray 2009 Nissan Altima. Police say officers responded to the scene and emergency personnel transported the two men to a local hospital, where Daverio was pronounced dead and Wiercyski was treated for minor injuries and released.

Police say the driver of the vehicle was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision and was taken into custody but has not yet been charged.

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