Thu. Jul 18th, 2024

Maryland man killed in crash near Woodside, Delaware

By Vaseline May30,2024

WOODSIDE, Del. – A Maryland man has died after a serious crash near Woodside, Delaware.

According to Delaware State Police, the crash occurred around 2:20 a.m. Wednesday as a Freightliner tractor-trailer was traveling south on South Dupont Highway, in the right lane, south of Barney Jenkins Road.

At the same time, a GMC T-Series box truck was also traveling southbound in the right lane, behind the Freightliner. As the Freightliner slowed to make a right turn, the front of the GMC struck the rear of the trailer.

The unrestrained driver of the GMC, a 33-year-old man from Owings Mills, Maryland, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld until his family is notified.

The driver of the Freightliner, a 51-year-old man from Greensboro, North Carolina, was not injured.

The road was closed for approximately five hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.

Delaware State Police continue to investigate the crash. Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information is urged to contact Master Corporal J. Lane at (302) 698-8457 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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