Laurel man killed in serious crash in Bridgeville

Delaware State Police are investigating a serious crash that claimed the life of a Laurel man in Bridgeville.

According to the Delaware State Police Department, the crash occurred around 6:40 p.m., Wednesday when a 2018 Dodge Caravan was traveling southbound on Sussex Highway (Route 13), north of Newton Road (US 404).

For unknown reasons, the driver of the Caravan crossed over the median and both northbound lanes of Route 13, before exiting the edge of the roadway, according to police. The Caravan continued off the road and the front-end struck a tree.

The driver, identified as 62-year-old Keith B .Kennedy of Laurel, was properly restrained and transported to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital where he died.

The crash continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.