Date/Time: Friday, June 28th, 2019 at approximately 1:30AM
Location: Wyoming Mill Road, approx. 900 feet South of Creek Ben Road, Dover, DE
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred early Friday morning. At approximately 1:30AM on June 28th, 2019, witnesses (nearby residents) heard what they believed to be a collision in the area but did not locate it due to the dark conditions. Police were not notified. At approximately 5:24AM, a resident observed the crash scene and notified police.
Based on early findings, it is believed that Nicholas Dilorenzo (29/Wyoming, DE) was operating a 2001 Yamaha motorcycle northbound on Wyoming Mill Road at a high rate of speed at approximately 1:30AM. Dilorenzo failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway and lost control, traveling off the east side of the roadway and striking two fences prior to stopping in a backyard. Dilorenzo succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The crash remains under investigation at this time.