ELLENDALE, Del. - Delaware State Police say a truck driver was killed when his rig left the road in Ellendale and hit several trees and a utility pole.
It happened about 1 p.m. Thursday on Beach Highway. Troopers say 37-year-old Kenneth W. Johnson of Bridgeville was operating a rollback truck towing a 30-yard trailer containing scrap metal.
Police say the vehicle failed to negotiate a left turn, left the road, hit trees and a utility pole. Authorities say the trailer struck the passenger compartment of the truck.
Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is under investigation.
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