Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Dover

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Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in Dover this morning.

On November 10, 2022, at approximately 8:09 a.m., a Freightliner Tractor pulling a loaded flatbed cargo trailer was traveling southbound in the right lane of Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway (SR1) south of the Exit 104 ramp. For unknown reasons, the tractor traveled off the west edge of the roadway and down a grass embankment before striking several trees.

The tractor was operated by a 45-year-old male of Delaware, who was not properly restrained. Sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. The identification of the victim is pending notification to the next of kin. Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway southbound (south of Exit 104) was closed for approximately 5 hours while the roadway was cleared and the collision was investigated.

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The Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues investigating this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please contact Master Corporal Joseph Lane by calling (302) 698-8457. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at [email protected].


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