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One Killed, Two Injured in Dover Crash

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DOVER, Del.- Delaware State Police are investigating a two-car crash in Dover that claimed the
life of a 54-year-old woman and left two other people injured.

Troopers said the crash occurred at 6:34 p.m. Monday as 38-year-old Angela L. Francisco of Dover drove a 2006 Nissan 350Z north on South State Street. According to investigators, the Nissan began to skid in a counterclockwise direction while continuing to travel north, and crossed into the southbound traffic lane, where its passenger's side was struck by a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo operated by 63-year-old David L. Martin of Magnolia.

After the impact, the vehicles reportedly traveled south together for nearly 80 feet, coming to rest on South State Street in the area of Tall Pines Drive.

Troopers said Francisco, who was not properly restrained at the time of the crash, was transported to Kent General Hospital and then flown to Christiana Hospital, where she was admitted in critical condition.

Martin, who reportedly was properly restrained, was transported to Kent General Hospital where he was admitted in serious condition. Troopers aid the passenger in Martin's vehicle, 54-year-old Carol Y. Reppond of Magnolia, who was not properly restrained, was transported to Kent General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police said the preliminary investigation of the crash suggests alcohol use was involved on the part of Francisco. The roadway was closed was closed for approximately three hours as troopers investigated and cleared the crash.

 
 

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