UPDATE: DSP Investigating Vehicle into Home West of Dover; Victim Identified


UPDATED 05/29/24: Delaware State Police have identified 56-year-old Dawn Dimartino of Dover as the woman who died as a result of severe injuries from a single-vehicle crash yesterday morning on Forrest Avenue in Dover. The vehicle crashed into a home where the 56-year-old woman lived. As of Tuesday, when Delaware State Police provided information on the crash, the driver who left the scene has not been identified. Delaware State Police Troop 3 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident.

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Delaware State Police are investigating a crash that sent a Honda Accord into a home on Forrest Avenue in the Dover area. Police say the driver of the Honda was traveling at a high rate of speed just before 3 Tuesday morning and lost control in a curve striking a mailbox and crashing into a home just east of Artis Drive.

The vehicle stopped inside the home – the driver left the scene and has not been identified.

A 56 year old woman living in the home sustained severe injuries and died at a local hospital.

Police ask anyone with information to contact Master Corporal Lane at 302-698-8457 or Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333.