UPDATED: Crash Leaves Magnolia Man Dead Saturday Afternoon


UPDATED – 09/11/23 – 10:15am – Delaware State Police have identified 63-year-old Jorge Caicedo, of Magnolia, as the man who died in a fatal two-vehicle collision that occurred Saturday afternoon in Magnolia.


ORIGINAL STORY – 09/10/23 11pm – A Magnolia man is dead after a crash on Clapham Road Saturday just after 5pm. Delaware State Police say an Escort was traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of Sophers Row south of Magnolia when the 63 year old driver crossed the center line. A Mazda traveling in the opposite direction swerved to avoid the crash, but was struck on its left side.

The Escort rolled onto its side and struck a large cluster of trees – the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Mazda – a 16 year old girl from Milford – was not injured and an 11 year old passenger was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police ask anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Master Corporal Booth at 302-698-8451 or Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333.