Milford woman was walking along U.S. 113 at 2:21 a.m. when police say she crossed the vehicle's path.


Delaware State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred at 2:21 a.m. Aug. 31 in Ellendale.

Shomeeka A. Lamb, 29, of Milford was walking along U.S. 113 near Del. 16 for some unknown reason, said Cpl. Bruce Harris, spokesman for the Delaware State Police.

As the Mountaire tractor-trailer was approaching, Harris said, Lamb  walked in front of it and was struck. She died at the scene from her injuries.

The roadway was closed for approximately four hours. 

No charges have been filed  against the truck driver.

Anyone with information is asked to call 302-644-5020.