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UPDATE: Victim Identified In Fatal Crash In Ellendale

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Photo Courtesy: Marvin Schmidt Photo Courtesy: Marvin Schmidt
Photo Courtesy: Marvin Schmidt Photo Courtesy: Marvin Schmidt

ELLENDALE, Del. - Police have identified the victim of Tuesday's fatal crash in Ellendale as 68-year-old Elizabeth Welch of Milton.

The crash occurred at 5:30PM. According to Delaware State Police, Welch was traveling east on Milton Ellendale Highway,east of Orchard Road, when her vehicle veered off the road and struck a tree. She was taken to Milford Memorial Hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

Milton Ellendale Highway was closed for approximately two hours as troopers investigated and cleared the crash. Police are still working to determine what exactly caused her to drive off the road.

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