Felton Man Involved in Crash Last Week has Died


A crash last Wednesday on Route 12 at Canterbury Road has turned deadly.  Delaware State Police say a Ford pickup was eastbound on Route 12 and a Dodge pickup was northbound on Canterbury Road entering the intersection – which is controlled by a 4-way stop.  The driver of the Ford failed to stop and struck the Dodge on the driver’s side door.  The driver of the Ford was properly restrained and not injured.  The driver of the Dodge, 80 year old Vaughn Wootten of Felton was properly restrained, but died at Christiana Hospital from his injuries on Sunday.  A 76 year old woman who was a passenger in Wootten’s truck was not properly restrained and was ejected – she remains at Christiana Hospital in serious condition.