UPDATE: Bicyclist struck by truck after failing to stop and yield dies from injuries

MILLSBORO – A 72-year-old bicyclist critically injured when he failed to stop and yield and was struck by a tractor-trailer has died from injuries sustained in the June 15 crash.

Kenneth Tull of Delmar, MD., died Wednesday, June 28, at Christiana Medical Center, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier announced Thursday.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Carey’s Camp Road and SR 24 west of Millsboro.

Mr. Tull was airlifted by the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit to the Christiana Medical Center where he was admitted in critical condition.

Investigation revealed Mr. Tull was bicycling south on Carey’s Camp Road when he failed to stop and yield while attempting to cross SR 24.

His bike was struck by a Freightliner tractor and trailer operated by Chester Littleton, 55, of Frankford.

Mr. Tull, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown onto the roadway.

Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit continue their investigation into this incident.  Anyone who may have witnessed this crash is asked to contact Corporal N. Demalto of the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 302-703-3267. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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