UPDATE: Victim Identified; Crash West of Laurel Leaves One Dead & One Injured


UPDATED 05-06-24: The Delaware State Police has identified 27-year-old Sofonias Escalante-Perez of Bloxom, Virginia, as the man who died in a single-vehicle fatal crash near Laurel that occurred Saturday evening. Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident.

Additional Information from DSP:

Troopers ask anyone who witnessed this crash to contact Master Corporal K. Argo at (302) 703-3264. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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Delaware State Police are investigating a crash west of Laurel Saturday evening just before 8 on Sharptown Road. Police say a Trailblazer driven by a 27 year old man from Bloxom, VA was traveling at a high rate of speed when his SUV went of the side of the road and struck a ditch causing the SUV to overturn and crash into a utility pole A passenger was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information on this crash should contact State Police at 302-703-3264 or Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333.