LAUREL, Del.- Delaware State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash near Laurel that claimed the life of the driver early Friday.
Police said the accident occurred shortly after 2 a.m. as a 2006 Lincoln LS was traveling eastbound on Bethel Road just west of Oneals Road. According to investigators, the driver was attempting to negotiate a moderate curve to the right when for unknown reasons the Lincoln continued straight and exited the north side of the roadway. Troopers said the car continued through a private yard and began to rotate clockwise before it struck a tree on the left side near the driver's side door. Following the impact with the tree, the vehicle was torn in half and caught fire.
The driver, who has not yet been identified, was the car's sole occupant and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The DSP Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing its investigation into the crash. Bethel Road in the area of Oneals Road was closed for approximately four and a half hours as the crash was investigated and cleared.
Monday, May 20 2013 11:28 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:28:49 GMT
SALISBURY, Md.- It is hard to imagine life without cell phones. Everywhere we go, they go too. But have you ever stopped to think about what's lurking on our phones? A few months ago, a microbiologistMore
It is hard to imagine life without cell phones. Everywhere we go, they go too. But have you ever stopped to think about what's lurking on our phones? WBOC's Corrina Pysa headed to the lab to swab out the truth.More
Monday, May 20 2013 11:32 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:32:55 GMT
Brabitz exits the courthouse after day one of his "Peeping Tom" trial. (Pictured in dark suit)
SALISBURY, Md.- A former gym teacher who taught at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was on trial Monday in a "Peeping Tom" case.Jeffrey Brabitz appeared in Wicomico County Circuit Court on chargesMore
A former gym teacher who taught at Beaver Run Elementary School in Salisbury was on trial Monday in a "Peeping Tom" case.More
Monday, May 20 2013 2:38 PM EDT2013-05-20 18:38:55 GMT
HARRINGTON,Del.- Harrington police arrested a 42-year-old Smyrna male over the weekend, charging him with his fifth DUI offense.On Saturday, while patrolling Route 13, officers say that they stoppedMore
Harrington police say a weekend traffic stop has led to a 53-year-old woman being charged with her 5th offense DUI.More
Monday, May 20 2013 11:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 15:54:50 GMT
SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury police are looking for two suspects after a man was shot and injured during a Sunday night armed robbery. At around 9:42 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of WinterbourneMore
Salisbury police are looking for two suspects after a man was shot and injured during a Sunday night armed robbery.More
A second death was attributed to a tornado which struck central Oklahoma on Sunday. It was one of several twisters created by a storm system that swept through the nation's midsection Sunday, with damage concentrated in central Oklahoma and Wichita, Kan. Twenty-one injuries were reported.More