Woman Succumbs To Injuries Two Weeks After Accident

The Delaware State Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Laurel earlier this month.

Officials said on February 3, 2024, at approximately 3:30 p.m., a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt was stopped at a stop sign on the east side of Camp Road and Sussex Highway. At the same time, a 2008 Dodge Charger was traveling southbound in the left lane on Sussex Highway approaching Camp Road. For reasons under investigation, the Cobalt pulled out into the path of the Charger where the front of the Charger impacted the left side of Cobalt.

The driver of the Dodge Charger, a 57-year-old man from Laurel, Delaware, sustained minor injuries and refused treatment. The driver of the Chevrolet Cobalt, an 81-year-old woman from Millsboro was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries. O

n February 17, 2024, the 81-year-old woman died from injuries sustained in the crash. Her name is being withheld until her family is notified.