DelDOT Traffic Alert: Upcoming Road Closure in Dewey Beach

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Read Avenue between Coastal Highway (Rt. 1) and Buena Street in Dewey Beach will be closed starting on Tuesday, February 27th and continuing through Tuesday, March 12th (weather permitting), according to DelDOT. The planned closure is due to the installation of a new water and sewer line. Detours will be posted. Motorist are reminded to slow…

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Three People Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision in Rehoboth Area

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Three people are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries after a two-vehicle collision early yesterday morning. Sgt. India Sturgis of the Delaware State Police tells the Talk of Delmarva that a 54-year-old man from Rehoboth Beach was driving a red Ford Escort west on Sea Blossom Boulevard, next to CVS. He attempted to cross over Coastal…

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Yet Another Crash on Coastal Highway at Cave Neck Road

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Delaware troopers are once again investigating another crash on Coastal Highway at Cave Neck Road, which is between Lewes and Milton. Around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday, police say a Mitsubishi Galant was headed north on Coastal Highway and attempted to turn left here onto Cave Neck Road. As the Mitsubishi attempted to cross the southbound…

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WANTED: Dewey Beach Bench Thieves!

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WHAT HAPPENED TO THE STOLEN DEWEY BEACH BENCHES? The Town of Dewey Beach is asking for tips to locate two public benches that were stolen from the town last month. The bench thieves were captured on the town’s video cameras walking off with these unpainted wooden benches. Photo courtesy Town of Dewey Beach The first…

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Moped Operator Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on Coastal Highway

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A 23-year-old Lewes man is dead following a collision involving the moped he was operating and another vehicle. According to Delaware State Police, the moped was going westbound on Lockerman Road approaching the intersection with Coastal Highway in the Milton area late Sunday night. The moped operator apparently disregarded a “Do Not Enter” sign and…

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UPDATED & Breaking: Another Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Ocean City

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UPDATED – 08/27/22 – 10am – A 21-year-old Pennsylvania woman is dead after she was struck by a car on Coastal Highway at 59th Street in Ocean City just before midnight. Ocean City Police say Sophia Battisti was crossing against the pedestrian signal. Police say Good Samaritans initiated lifesaving efforts until EMS arrived, but Battisti…

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Sprinkler System Extinguishes Creekwood Fire in Rehoboth Beach

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A sprinkler system at the Creekwood condominium complex off Coastal Highway in Rehoboth Beach put out a fire on a third floor balcony before the fire could move up the side of the building to the attic area. Residents were awakened by the alarm and evacuated the unit – as did several other residents in…

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Preventing Scooter Crashes on Coastal Highway Shoulder

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Last Sunday’s motor scooter (moped) crash on the shoulder of Coastal Highway at Church Street outside of Rehoboth was indeed similar to the previous ones. Sr. Cpl. Jason Hatchell, state police spokesman, says the 18-year-old male rider was headed north along the shoulder approaching Church Street as this Mitsubishi Eclipse was turning across from the…

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UPDATED & Breaking: Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Auto on Coastal Highway in Dewey

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UPDATED 7/25/22 – 9:30am – Delaware State Police have identified the victim who died during a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred on Sunday, July 24 in the Dewey Beach area as 43 year old Sidney Wolf, of Clarksburg, Maryland. ============================================================= UPDATED 7/24/22 – 9:45am – A crash on Route 1 in Dewey Beach is under investigation…

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Ocean City

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A man was struck and killed Monday evening in Ocean City at 47th Street on the northbound side of Coastal Highway. It was reported around 9:40 p.m. The driver of the striking vehicle, a BMW, remained at the scene. This article will be updated as more info becomes available.  

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Man Arrested For 8th DUI

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A man is facing his 8th DUI offense after being pulled over in the Lewes area over the weekend.According to Delaware State Police, a trooper stopped a driver for speeding on Coastal Highway in the area of Dartmouth Drive Saturday afternoon. Police said 51-year-old Donald Sheldon of Wilmington showed signs of impairment, and a DUI…

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UPDATED: 2 Teens Dead As Vehicle Crashes, Lands In Water Near Milford

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UPDATED – 02/18/22 12:55pm – Delaware State Police have identified the victims that died in a fatal motor vehicle collision early Thursday morning south of Milford as Blue Evans, 17, of Dover, and Jensen Reed, 17, of Camden. ================================================================== Two teenagers are dead following the crash of an SUV into the water where Route 1 crosses Cedar Creek,…

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Schellville Holiday Lights Vandalized

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A holiday light spectacular is drawing out some Grinch-like behavior. Strings of lights at Schellville’s Enchanted Winter celebration on Coastal Highway have been found cut. Others were unplugged. Schell Brothers said Monday on social media that they are committed to keeping the village bright and fun, and spreading its mission of happiness. Two police officers…

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Single Vehicle Crash Near Milford Leaves 1 Dead

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A 53 year old Milford man is dead after a single vehicle crash Saturday morning on Coastal Highway near the Route 1 business off-ramp in Milford. Delaware State Police say that the driver was northbound when for an unknown reason he swerved to the right and went off the roadway through a barbed wire fence…

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