State Police Investigating Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash

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The Delaware State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on a private road last night in Wilmington that left one man dead.

On January 28, 2024, at approximately 8:04 p.m., a 2021 Hyundai Tucson was traveling eastbound on the private main entrance driveway of the Wilmington Country Club located at 4825 Kennett Pike in Wilmington. For reasons under investigation, the Hyundai failed to remain on the roadway and struck a tree at an apparent high rate of speed.

The driver, a 24-year-old man from Wilmington, Delaware, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld until his family and relatives are notified.

The roadway was closed for approximately 4 hours while the scene was investigated, and the roadway was cleared.

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues investigating this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Corporal P. McAndrew by calling (302) 365-8486. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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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