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Fatal Car Crash on Kings Highway

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Incident Number: 50-22-16842

Date/Time:  Friday, June 3rd, 2022 at 7:44 p.m.

Location: Division Street at Kings Highway, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on Friday evening.  At approximately 7:44 p.m., a black 2019 Nissan Altima was traveling eastbound on Division Street, approaching the intersection of NE Kings Highway and Park Drive.  The vehicle crossed the center line, striking a traffic island, and then striking a traffic signal pole at the northeast corner of the intersection.  A 21-year-old female died as a result of injuries sustained during the collision.  The 20-year-old male driver was not injured but is being evaluated for a possible medical condition/incident.  The cause of the crash is unknown and pending further testing and investigation.  Updates will be provided as available.  If you wish to provide information on this case or other criminal activity, please contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130.  Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us

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