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13-year-old dies in fatal Millsboro-area crash



A 13-year-old woman from Frankford died in a automobile crash that occurred on Hollyville Street close to Millsboro at about 1 p.m. on Monday, in accordance with Delaware State Police.

Police decided {that a} 17-year-old woman from Frankford was driving a 2006 Jeep Liberty north on Hollyville Street, and the 13-year-old was within the front-passenger seat.

The Jeep was approaching Concord Cemetery Street when the driving force misplaced management of the automobile and crossed into the southbound lane, rotating counterclockwise. 

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Scene of a fatal crash in the Millsboro area on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022.

A 2016 Freightliner flatbed truck was touring south in the identical space. The driving force of the Freightliner, a 26-year-old man from Salisbury, Maryland, utilized the brakes in an try to keep away from a collision, however the entrance proper of the truck struck the passenger facet of the Jeep, police stated.

After influence, the Jeep was compelled off the west facet of the roadway and got here to a relaxation. The Freightliner struck a tree with its entrance proper earlier than coming to relaxation south of the influence space.

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