Harrington Area Crash Leaves Denton Man Dead


Delaware State Police were called for a crash on Flatiron Road west of Harrington just after 6:35 Friday evening.  Police say a Ford Explorer was eastbound when the driver, 34 year old Frederick Wildt of Ellendale, went off the roadway and into a shallow, grassy swale and overturned ejecting the driver and passenger.  Neither was properly restrained.  The passenger, a 69 year old man from Denton was pronounced dead at the scene. Wildt was taken to Bayhealth Hospital Sussex Campus with non-life threatening injuries and released.  He is charged with 2nd degree vehicular homicide, DUI and other offenses.