Driver in May 7 Laurel Crash Dies


A vehicle crash on the morning of May 7 on East Trap Pond Road near Laurel has turned deadly.  Delaware State Police report that one of the drivers, 82 year old Rigoberto Perez of Laurel, has died from his injuries. Police say Perez’s pickup truck crossed the center line into the path of a trash truck driven by a 37 year old Delmar man.  The driver of the trash truck moved into the other lane to avoid a crash, when Perez moved back into his lane and the vehicles collided.  The driver of the trash truck and a passenger were not injured.   Perez was taken to Christiana Hospital with serious injuries – he died from those injuries on May 21st.