22-Year-Old Killed In Rollover Crash Saturday


The Delaware State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred this morning near Gumborothat left one man dead.

Officials said on May 4, 2024, at approximately 7:08 a.m., a 2002 Toyota Celica GTS was traveling southbound on Parker Road, approaching a sharp curve north of Firemans Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed the Toyota was traveling at an apparent high rate of speed and failed to negotiate the sharp curve, which caused it to exit the east edge of the roadway. After it exited the roadway, the Toyota overturned multiple times through an open field, during which, the unrestrained driver was ejected from the car.

The driver, a 22-year-old Frankford man, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld until his family and relatives are notified.

The roadway was closed for approximately 3 hours while the investigators examined the scene and cleared the roadway.

Crews from the Gumboro Fire Company, Sussex County Paramedics, and the Delaware State Police responded to the crash.