Police Identify Man Killed In Saturday Morning Accident

The Delaware State Police have identified the man who died in a fatal single-vehicle crash on April 1, 2023, in Felton as Branden Blackson, 28, of Harrington, Delaware.

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The Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that occurred earlier this morning in Felton.

Officials said on April 1, 2023, at approximately 1:52 a.m., a black 1998 Dodge Ram was traveling eastbound on Hopkins Cemetery Road near the intersection at Fox Hunters Road. The pickup began approaching a moderate left curve at a high rate of speed. As a result, the driver lost control of the truck, which began spinning until it exited the north side of the roadway and overturned.

The driver and only occupant of the Ram, a 28-year-old Harrington man, sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld until his family and relatives are notified.

No other vehicles were involved in the collision. Hopkins Cemetery Road was closed for approximately three hours while the scene was investigated and cleared.

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