A crash on DuPont Boulevard, Route 113, claimed the life of a 45-year-old Frankford man Monday night, according to Delaware State Police.
A southbound vehicle left the roadway a short distance south of McCabe Road shortly before 9:00 p.m. Monday. The car crossed into the grass median, then left the roadway again and crashed into some trees.
The driver later died in a hospital. He has been identified as Jerome Ayres Jr.
Southbound Route 113 was closed for about three hours because of the crash and ongoing investigation.