UPDATED & BREAKING | Milford Man Dies in Crash Involving Tractor Trailer Near Gumboro

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UPDATED 1/4/20 7pm – Delaware State Police have released the name of the man who died in the crash Friday morning as 48 year old Howard Bowman of Milford.

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UPDATED 4:45pm – A Milford man was killed after a crash just before 7:30 Friday morning at the intersection of Millsboro Highway and Betts Road near Gumboro.  Delaware State Police continue to investigate, but say a minivan was reported stolen from the Royal Farms in Georgetown and was southbound on Millsboro Highway when the driver, a 48 year old man from Milford crossed the center line and collided head-on with a tractor trailer.  The driver of the minivan was not properly restrained and was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the tractor trailer was properly restrained and treated for minor injuries at PRMC in Salisbury.

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Delaware State Police are on the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer.

According to the Delaware State Police Department, the crash occurred around 7:30 a.m., Friday, January 3 on Millsboro Highway.

Sources close to WGMD tell our news department that the crash is fatal.

Millsboro Highway between Whitesville Road and Line Road is closed at this time.

The investigation is in the very early stages with further details being released as they become available.