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Police: Woman, 71, Dies After Bridgeville Crash

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Delaware State Police photo of the crash scene. Delaware State Police photo of the crash scene.

BRIDGEVILLE, Del.– Delaware State Police say a Selbyville woman has died following a three-vehicle crash that occurred last weekend west of Bridgeville.

Police announced Wednesday that 71-year-old Carole Hoffman died Tuesday at Christiana Hospital from injuries sustained in the crash.
 
Police said that at around 6:25 p.m. Sunday, Hoffman was operating a 2006 Nissan Maxima eastbound on SR404 when, for unknown reasons, she entered into the westbound lanes. Troopers said a 2008 Honda Odyssey, being operated by 49-year-old Michael O. Glynn 3rd, Rockville, Md., was westbound and attempted to swerve to the right to avoid the Nissan, but was struck in the rear driver's side of his vehicle. This caused the Odyssey to spin counter-clockwise in the road before coming to a stop, investigators said.

Police said the Nissan continued eastbound in the opposing lane before it struck a 2011 Honda Pilot head-on, causing it to spin in a clockwise manner and then overturn onto the driver's side on the side of the road.  The Maxima rotated counter-clockwise and continued eastbound for a short distance before coming to a stop in the westbound lanes facing south, trooper said. 
 
Hoffman, the only occupant of the Nissan, was initially transported by EMS to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital before later being flown to Christiana Medical Center where she later died.  
 
Police said Glynn and his two teenage passengers were not injured in the collision. However, a 51-year-old female passenger was transported to Nanticoke with non-life-threatening injuries.
 
The driver of the Honda Pilot, identified as 41-year-old Kim I. Olsberg, of Woodbridge, Va., and a 44-year-old female passenger, were transported to Nanticoke with non-life-threatening injuries.  A 14-year-old male passenger was airlifted by Delaware State Police Aviation Unit (Trooper 2) to A.I. DuPont Hospital with a severe head injury.  His condition is unknown at this time.
 
Seashore Highway in the area of Dublin Hill Road was closed for approximately one and a half hours as the crash was investigated and cleared.

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