Car Crash Death of Cecilia Escobar-Duplan – Obituary
Cecilia Escobar-Duplan, a 25-year-old West Chester University security officer and firefighter, has died after being hit by a car while helping a crash victim. The accident occurred on Sunday, August 22, 2021, on Interstate 95 in Wilmington at about 4:15 a.m.
Police say Cecilia was heading home from her shift when she came upon a Jeep that had crashed into a construction site. She parked her vehicle on the off-ramp to assist the victim but was struck by a pickup truck.
Police say conditions at the time of the crash reduced visibility. They say impairment was not a factor in the wreck.