Troopers Update Fatal Rollover Crash In Townsend

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred yesterday morning in Townsend.

Officials said on December 14, 2022, at approximately 10:56 a.m., a Buick Park Avenue was traveling southbound on Old State Road in the area of Owensby Drive. For unknown reasons, the Buick drifted into the grass, east of the roadway, and back onto Old State Road. The vehicle then exited the west edge of the roadway and struck a concrete culvert, which caused the vehicle to overturn. The driver, a 53-year-old Middletown man was not wearing a seatbelt police said Thursday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The roadway was closed for approximately 3 hours while the scene was being investigated, and the roadway was cleared.

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