Police ID victim of deadly hit-and-run in Wilmington

Police have identified the man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Delaware on Monday evening.

Delaware Police say 32-year-old Bryan Lott, of Philadelphia, was walking northbound on Route 141 within the right turn lane for Lancaster Pike when a driver struck him and another pedestrian from behind.

The other pedestrian, a 37-year-old man from Wilmington, was thrown into a ditch off the roadway. Police say he was evaluated at the scene and refused medical treatment.

Lott was thrown into the roadway before being transported the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police say both pedestrians were wearing all dark clothing without any reflective material.

The fleeing vehicle could only be described as dark gray in color and likely missing its passenger side mirror.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or the fleeing vehicle is urged to contact Cpl. J. Breen at 302-365-8486. Information may also be provided online or by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.


If you are a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline: 1-800-VICTIM-1.