Delaware worker killed by car on I-95

A 36-year-old Wilmington man, setting up construction warning signs, was hit by a car and killed on I-95 at the Brandywine River Bridge near Rt. 202 Monday night.

Alexander Mitishov, a worker for Enterprise Flasher Company of Wilmington, had just gotten out of his truck on the right side shoulder of I-95 around 7:30 Monday night. The 36-year-old Wilmington man was wearing a reflective vest as he stepped into the right lane of the highway to set up a traffic warning sign when he was hit by a car.

The impact caused Mitishov to be thrown further down the right lane of the highway. The driver of the vehicle, 35-year-old Victor Sitiriche of Wilmington, stopped his car in the right shoulder after striking Mitishov. 

Mitishov was taken to Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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The Delaware State Police Collission Reconstruction Unit is still investigating the incident. They say alcohol is not being considered a factor, but it’s unknown if speed played a role. 

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