Troopers Identify Newark Man Killed In I-95 Cross Over Crash Tuesday

Delaware State Police have identified the victim who died during a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on June 14, 2022, in the Newark area as Termell Fowle, 28, of Newark, DE.

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Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Newark area on Tuesday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto.

DelMato on June 14, 2022 at approximately 7:26 a.m., a gray 2002 BMW 525i was traveling northbound on Interstate 95 north of Christiana Road. For unknown reasons, the operator of the BMW lost control and the vehicle began spinning on the highway.

The BMW struck an impact attenuator on the center median, went through a crossover opening, and entered the southbound lanes of I-95. At this time, an unloaded black 2021 Kenworth W900 dump truck was traveling southbound on I-95 approaching the area of this crossover. The BMW continued spinning and entered into the path of the dump truck. As a result, the front right corner of the BMW impacted with the front left of the dump truck. Both vehicles continuing traveling southbound for a short distance until they came to rest against the center concrete barrier.

Both operators were properly restrained. The driver of the dump truck, a 49-year-old man from Pennsville, New Jersey, was uninjured. The operator of the BMW, a 28-year-old man of Newark was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification of the victim is pending notification to the next-of-kin.

No other injuries were reported. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) hazmat team responded to the scene due to a fuel spill from a ruptured fuel tank on the dump truck. The three left lanes of southbound I-95 were closed for approximately 3.5 hours while the collision was investigated and cleared.

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this collision. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this collision to please contact Senior Corporal M. Calio by calling 302-365-8483.

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