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20-year-old man’s body recovered from Raystown Lake

The body of a 20-year-old Coatesville man was recovered from a lake in Huntington County Wednesday. The man, whose identity has not yet been released, went underwater and did not resurface while swimming with friends at Raystown Lake on Wednesday, authorities say. Brittany Crissman, public affairs specialist with the U.S....
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Troopers Identify Pedestrian Killed In Bear Sunday

Delaware State Police have identified the pedestrian who died as a result of a Sunday night fatal crash on Pulaski Highway (US Route 40) as Melissa A. Manger, 41, of New Castle. Original Story. The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred early...
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Man, 19 killed, three others injured in one-vehicle crash in South Coventry

SOUTH COVENTRY — An 19-year-old Chester County man was killed Tuesday and three others were injured in a one-vehicle accident on Coventryville Road. Hunter N. Tullos, 19, was transported by Goodwill Fire Company ambulance to Pottstown Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was a passenger in the vehicle and was not wearing a seat belt, authorities said.
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Troopers Release Details In Fatal Pedestrian Accident In Bear

The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred early Sunday night on Route 40, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier. Fournier said at approximately 8:47 p.m. Sunday, September 12, 2021, an 18-year-old Newark man was operating a 1997 Honda Civic...
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*UPDATE #2* Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident- Wilmington

Wilmington, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred Monday afternoon in Wilmington. On September 13, 2021, at approximately 3:22 p.m., a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe operated by a 47-year-old Wilmington female was in the left turn lane of northbound Marsh Road at the intersection of Silverside Road. As the vehicle began to turn left onto Silverside Road on a solid green light, an 18-year-old female pedestrian attempted to cross Silverside Road from the south side of the roadway within the designated crosswalk. The pedestrian entered the path of the turning vehicle resulting in the front bumper of the Hyundai striking the pedestrian. The operator of the Santa Fe remained at the scene after the accident occurred.
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Teen Struck and Killed by Car in Wilmington, Delaware

A teenager was struck and killed by a car in Wilmington, Delaware, on Monday. The incident occurred around 3:20 p.m. near Marsh and Silverside roads. A 47-year-old woman was driving a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe and made a left turn onto Silverside Road on a green light. At the same...
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Teen girl struck and killed while crossing street in Wlmington

WILMINGTON, DE – On September 13, 2021, at approximately 3:22 p.m., a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe operated by a 47-year-old Wilmington female was in the left turn lane of northbound Marsh Road at the intersection of Silverside Road. As the vehicle began to turn left onto Silverside Road on a solid green light, an 18-year-old female pedestrian attempted to cross Silverside Road from the south side of the roadway within the designated crosswalk. The pedestrian entered the path of the turning vehicle resulting in the front bumper of the Hyundai striking the pedestrian. The operator of the Santa Fe remained at the scene after the accident occurred.
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*UPDATE- Victim Identified* Delaware State Police Investigate Fatal Two Vehicle Collision- Newark

Newark, DE- Delaware State Police have identified the individual who died in an early Sunday morning crash on Salem Church Road as Alex I. Ruiz, 21, of Newark. This collision remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit. Anyone with information or who witnessed this collision should contact Master Corporal John Breen by calling 302-365-8486. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.
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Troopers Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash – Bear

Bear – The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred early Sunday night on Route 40. At approximately 8:47 p.m. Sunday September 12, 2021, an 18-year-old Newark man was operating a 1997 Honda Civic westbound in the right lane of Pulaski Highway (US40) just west of Fir Avenue. A 41-year-old female from New Castle had just crossed over the eastbound lanes of US40 from the south side of the roadway. She then walked across a paved cross-over and into the westbound lanes while continuing to walk in a northerly direction. The pedestrian then walked into the path of the Honda Civic which was unable to avoid colliding with her. After the collision, the Civic immediately came to a stop.
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Police: 1 Dead, 3 Hospitalized in Delaware Vehicle Collision

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man died early Sunday and three other motorists were hospitalized after a collision between two vehicles, one of which rolled over, police said. The deceased, identified for now only as a 21-year-old from Newark, was driving a sport utility vehicle southbound on a road...
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Man critically injured in Middletown-area crash

A 20-year-old man was listed in critical condition after his car slammed into a tree along a road in the Middletown area. New Castle County Paramedics found the victim trapped in the wreckage on Chesapeake City Road around 5:15 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021. It took rescue crews more than...
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Delaware State Police Investigate Fatal Two Vehicle Collision- Newark

Newark, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating an early morning two-vehicle fatal collision. On September 12, 2021, at approximately 12:18 a.m., a 2004 Chevrolet Impala operated by a 21-year-old Newark man was traveling northbound on Salem Church Road, approaching Reybold Road. A 2014 GMC Terrain operated by a 21-year-old Newark man was traveling southbound on Salem Church Road from the area of Reybold Road. The GMC crossed the solid double yellow line into the northbound lane attempting to pass another southbound vehicle. The operator of the Chevrolet saw the GMC in front of him, applied the brakes causing the Impala to skid across the center line into the southbound lane of travel. At the same time, the GMC re-entered into the southbound lane of travel resulting in the left front of the Chevrolet to collide with the left front of the GMC. After impact, the Impala came to rest in the middle of the roadway. The Terrain continued traveling in a southwesterly direction, rolled over, and came to rest in a grassy area on the southbound side of the road on the driver side.
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Pedestrian Reportedly Struck And Killed In Bear Sunday

Just after 8:45, Sunday evening rescue crews responded to Pulaski Highway (Route 40) at Holly Avenue for reports of a pedestrian struck. Initial reports indicate that a female pedestrian was struck by an SUV and succumbed to her injuries at the scene. The roadway was closed while police investigated the...
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