Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Hit and Run Crash
Master Corporal Jeffry C. Oldham
July 16, 2005
Millville – Delaware State Police are investigating a serious hit and run crash involving a bicyclist that occurred last night at approximately 11:17 p.m., on Route 26 east of County Route 347, Whites Neck Road.
A bicycle operated by Dzmitry Fedarkevich, 19 of Russia, was apparently traveling westbound on the shoulder of Route 26, approximately .2 miles east of County Route 347. A 1991 Jeep Wrangler, operated by Russell Nagel, 40, of Milton, Delaware, was also traveling westbound on Route 26. The Jeep struck Fedarkevich as he was traveling on his bicycle, and then fled the scene. …
State Police charged Russell Nagel with Vehicular Assault in the 1st Degree, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident, Failure to Report a Personal Injury Accident, Failure to Signal and No Proof of Valid Insurance.