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Women Succumbs To Injuries In State Line Crash, Name Released

Lower Chichester Volunteer Fire Company

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Tuesday near the Delaware state line.

At approximately 9:40 a.m. New Castle County Paramedics (NCCP), Claymont Fire Company, and Delaware State Police Aviation were dispatched to Interstate 95 NB in the area of the Naamans Road overpass for a motor vehicle collision with rollover and one subject reported trapped.

Upon arrival, New Castle County Paramedics found 32-year-old Heather Hulsey, out of the vehicle and in the care of emergency medical technicians.  Officials said that Hulsey suffered possible internal injuries.

Pennsylvania State Police said that Hulsey’s vehicle was found in the wooded area adjacent to the right shoulder of the highway. Following the crash arriving crews reported no entrapment.  Hulsey was able to extricate herself from the vehicle prior to their arrival. She became unresponsive shortly after their arrival and was transported to Crozer Hospital in Pennsylvania via Claymont Fire Company ambulance accompanied by New Castle County Paramedics.

Officials said the crash investigation has revealed that the vehicle was traveling on I-95 northbound and left its lane of travel. The vehicle traveled across the right shoulder and into the wooded area adjacent to the roadway, The vehicle struck the guide rail end with its front bumper causing it to overturned onto its passenger side. The vehicle then spun 180 degrees and came to its final rest facing southbound.

Troopers later discovered that Hulsey had succumbed to her injuries at Crozer-Chester Medical, Pennsylvania State Police said Wednesday.

Lower Chichester Volunteer Fire Company
Lower Chichester Volunteer Fire Company

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