State Police Investigating Single Vehicle Fatal Crash in Georgetown

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Delaware State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred early Sunday morning.

On November 26, 2023, at approximately 1:17 a.m., a white Hyundai Sante Fe was traveling eastbound on Lewes-Georgetown Highway, east of Fawn Lane. For unknown reasons, the vehicle exited the south edge of the roadway and collided with a tree before catching fire. The driver, a 26-year-old male from Georgetown, Delaware, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld until his family is notified.

The roadway was closed for approximately 4 hours to investigate the crash and remove any obstructions from the roadway.

The Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Senior Corporal J. Smith by calling (302) 703-3267. 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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