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Delaware State Police Investigating Single Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash- Seaford

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Seaford – Delaware State Police are conducting a single fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred Monday afternoon.

On April 12, 2021, at approximately 2:13 p.m., a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck was traveling southbound on Lonesome Road, approaching the intersection of Woodland Road with a posted stop sign. For an unknown reason, the 49-year-old operator of Seaford failed to stop at the stop sign and crossed over Woodland Road and completely exited the south edge of Woodland Road, where it struck a utility pole with its front end. The pickup continued in a southerly direction, where it then struck a tree with the front end and rebounded from the tree, and came to rest upright.

The operator was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification is pending notification to next of kin.

Both roadways were closed for approximately 4 hours while the collision was investigated and the utility pole was repaired.

This crash is being investigated by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit. Anyone with information regarding this collision should contact Det. K. Argo with the Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit by calling 302-644-5020.

 

Source: DE State Police Newsroom

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