Police: Woman, 43, struck and killed by vehicle in Wilmington

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Authorities in New Castle County say a woman was fatally struck by a vehicle Friday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Laura Court and Champlain Avenue for reports of a woman lying in the middle of the road. 

Police say the woman, later identified as 43-year-old Kimberly Behrmann, was unresponsive when officers arrived and pronounced dead.

Investigators determined Behrmann was the victim of a hit-and-run crash. Police have not offered a description of the vehicle involved in the accident at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Cpl. Michael Henderson at (302)395-8118 or Michael.Henderson@newcastlede.gov or call the New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.


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