Incident At Boat Ramp Turns Fatal

The Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal crash at a boat ramp near Seaford that left a man dead last night.

Officials said on Monday, March 18, 2024, at approximately 5:29 p.m., a Nissan Frontier pick-up truck was backing down the Concord Pond boat ramp, preparing to load a canoe. For reasons still under investigation, the driver lost control of the truck causing it to travel backwards into the water, becoming submerged with him inside. Rescue crews were able the remove the driver from the truck and begin lifesaving efforts.

The driver of the Nissan, a 72-year-old man from Baltimore, Maryland, was taken to an area hospital, where he died. His name is being withheld until his family is notified.

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