A Bishopville man was killed after he was hit by a truck Wednesday night as he tried to cross the Route 50 bridge into Ocean City.
Maryland State Police said Daniel Joseph Hicken, 33, was struck by a 1997 Chevrolet truck at about 8:05 p.m. July 13 as he tried to cross the Harry W. Kelley Bridge from the west pedestrian walkway.
Hicken was taken by Delaware State Police helicopter to Christiana Hospital, where he later died of his injuries.
The driver of the truck, Anthony Capriotti Jr., 19, of Levittown, Pennsylvania, was not injured and remained on the scene.
All lanes of the Route 50 bridge were closed for four hours due to the crash.
Troopers from the Berlin Barrack responded to the scene along with investigators from the Maryland State Police Crash team. Assistance at the scene was also provided by police from the Ocean City Police Department, Worcester County Sheriff’s Office and Ocean City Fire and EMS. Personnel from the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration assisted with road closures and detours.
Police said the crash remains under investigation. Police urge anyone who may have witnessed this crash to contact Berlin Barrack at 410-641-3101.