Update: Police ID Victim Of Fatal Crash Near Bridgeville


Update: Monday morning, Delaware State Police identified the person who died in a crash on Coverdale Road east of Bridgeville early Saturday as 19-year-old Leon Mann Jr. of Bridgeville.


A crash just after 1am Saturday has left one person dead. Delaware State Police say an SUV was speeding on Coverdale Road east of Bridgeville when it began to rotate going through a curve in the roadway. The driver over-corrected causing the SUV to spin into a utility pole. Police say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and suffered multiple injuries and was pronounced dead at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. Coverdale Road was closed for about 3 hours for on-scene investigation – and replacement of the damaged utility pole. The investigation is continuing.