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1 Killed, 2 Injured in Head-on Crash in Del.

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MIDDLETOWN, Del. (WBOC/AP)- Delaware State Police say a man was killed and two people were hurt in a head-on collision in Middletown.

It happened about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on Summit Bridge Road (U.S. 301). Troopers said 27-year-old Brian Wyatt of Elkton, Md. was speeding in a Dodge Neon and passing traffic by driving on the shoulder.

Police said Wyatt was in the southbound lane when his car crossed the double yellow line and hit a northbound Mercury Milan head-on.

Troopers said Wyatt, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other car, 26-year-old Jonathan Bateman, and his passenger, 64-year-old Nesta Bateman, both of Middletown, where taken to Christiana Hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

The accident is under investigation.

 

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