Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that claimed the lives of two individuals last night in the Felton area.
The collision occurred on November 4, 2022, at approximately 10:10 p.m., when a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu was traveling northbound in the left southbound lane of S. Dupont Highway (Route 13) south of Reeves Crossing Road. At the time, a 2009 Toyota Scion was traveling southbound in the left lane of Route 13 south of Reeves Crossing Road approaching the Malibu. The Malibu struck the Scion head on in the left southbound lane of Route 13. After point of impact, both vehicles rotated counterclockwise 180 degrees until the Malibu came to a rest in the southbound left turn lane and the Scion came to a rest in the southbound right lane.
The 25-year-old female operator of the Malibu from Camden, DE, who was properly restrained, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The identification of the victim is pending notification to the next of kin.
The 17-year-old male operator of the Scion from Harrington, DE, who was properly restrained, was pronounced deceased at the scene The identification of the victim is pending notification to the next of kin.
Route 13 southbound was closed for approximately 4 hours while the crash was investigated, and the roadway cleared.
The Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please contact Sergeant Wheatley by calling 302-698-8518. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell
Released: 110522 0719
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