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Update: Seaford Man Killed in Crash Near Blades

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BLADES, Del.- Delaware State Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened early Saturday morning.

Police say it happened just after 4:30 a.m. as 53-year-old Timothy M. Crockett, of Seaford, was driving southbound on Seaford Road south of East Tenth Street. 

For unknown reasons, police say the truck crossed over the northbound lane and shoulder before exiting the road and striking a tree. After the collision, police say the truck rotated counterclockwise before coming to stop. According to police, the truck then caught fire while the man was entrapped inside. Police say Crockett died from his injuries.
  
Seaford Road in the area of the crash was closed for about three and a half hours while the crash was investigated and cleared.
 
The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident and ask any witnesses to contact Corporal N. DeMalto at the Delaware State Police Troop 7 at (302) 703-3267.

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