Crash Near Laurel Leaves One Dead


Delaware State Police continue to investigate a crash that left one person dead.  Police were called to Sycamore and Beaver Dam Branch Roads near Laurel just after 2:30 Friday afternoon for a two vehicle crash.  Police say a pickup truck driven by an 18 year old man from Salisbury was westbound on Sycamore Road and slowed to make a left turn onto Beaver Dam Branch Road when a Subaru driven by a 17 year old male from Frankford also traveling westbound at a high rate of speed and collided with the turning truck. The Subaru went off the roadway and went airborne striking a utility pole and ejecting a 17 year old front seat passenger who was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was treated for minor injuries. The driver of the truck was not injured.