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Dover Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Incident 12-1-2018

Incident/Complaint#:  50-18-39826

Date/Time:   Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 11:07PM

Location:   200 Block of North Kirkwood Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


Dover – The Dover Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle collision that was possibly the result of a fatal medical situation.  At approximately 11:07PM, Jarvis James (65) was traveling northbound in the area of the 300 Block of N. Governors Avenue.  While traveling, James struck two parked vehicles on the shoulder of N. Governors Avenue and continued to travel northbound, eventually crossing the into the southbound lane and striking a Jeep that was traveling southbound.  The occupants of the Jeep were transported to a local hospital for their injuries and were listed as serious but stable condition at the time of release.  Based on early evidence, it is believed that Jarvis James suffered from a medical emergency that caused him to be incapacitated and possibly caused his death. 

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